Leadership group pay and progression

  • Additional payments for headteachers
    Headteachers can receive temporary payments on top of their salary, and may still receive discretionary payments given to them in the past. See guidance from the STPCD and the Department for Education.
  • Headteachers: calculating pay ranges
    Learn how to set pay ranges for headteachers, including executive headteachers, and use our calculator to find the right headteacher pay group for your school. Read guidance on how you should set pay differentials, how to pay those in an acting role, and when you can change pay ranges.
  • School business manager (SBM) pay
    There's no national pay scale for SBMs, but make sure you know who's responsible for setting their pay in your school. Also find information about average salaries for SBMs, and what you should consider when setting a salary, including for SBMs on the SLT.