Teacher with a TLR: model job description

Download our model job description and person specification for a teacher with a teaching and learning responsibility (TLR). It includes guidance for adapting your job description for TLR1 and TLR2 payments.

Last reviewed on 29 April 2024
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Contents
  1. Download our model job description and person specification
  2. Offer TLR payments for additional responsibilities
  3. Make sure your job advert complies with safeguarding guidance and equality law

Download our model job description and person specification

Use our model job description and person specification to recruit a teacher with a teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) by adapting it to reflect the role in your school. It includes the requirements set out in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions document (STPCD).

KeyDoc: Model job description - teacher with a TLR DOC, 138.0 KB

Use our interview questions and tasks to help you when interviewing for the post.

If you're recruiting internally, download our checklist to make sure your procedures are fair.

Offer TLR payments for additional responsibilities

Read more about TLRs in our article on teaching and learning responsibility payments. This includes the difference between TLRs 1, 2 and 3, and eligibility requirements. 

TLR payments are only for classroom teachers, and not members of the leadership team.

You're not required to advertise this position internally or externally,

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