You are here:

Safeguarded pay in maintained schools and academies

Ref: 10581
Last updated on 3 April 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
In-depth article
What are the provisions for safeguarded pay? In this article, we look at the provisions set out in the STPCD. We also relay advice from the DfE on whether academies are required to safeguard salaries after a restructuring of roles within a school.

Article tools


  1. 1 Applying safeguarded pay
  2. 2 Calculating the safeguarded sum
  3. 3 Duration 
  4. 4 “Additional duties” under safeguarding
  5. 5 Academies can set their own pay and conditions

Article features

  • 4 external links

More from The Key

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.