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Maternity pay and leave entitlements: teachers

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Last updated on 8 June 2017
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How long must a teacher be employed for to be entitled to maternity pay? All teachers are eligible for 26 weeks of ordinary maternity leave and 26 weeks of additional maternity leave. We link to information on maternity leave and to guidance on statutory and occupational maternity pay.

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Contents

  1. 1 Leave entitlement
  2. 2 Start and end dates
  3. 3 Statutory maternity pay
  4. 4 Occupational maternity pay
  5. 5 Repaying maternity pay
  6. 6 Shared parental leave

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