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 4 May 2023
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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).

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

If you're recruiting internally, be clear on how you can do this fairly and download our handy checklist.

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.

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