The School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) applies to:
- Headteachers in maintained schools
- Headteachers whose employment transferred to an academy at the point of conversion and whose terms have not since been renegotiated
Academies and free schools are free to determine their own pay and conditions for new staff, or renegotiate pay and conditions of existing staff, but you may choose to follow the STPCD.
Governing boards can award payments for temporary duties
The duties or responsibilities must be:
- Clearly temporary, or
- In addition to the post for which your headteacher's salary was determined
Governing boards cannot take additional payments into consideration when they're determining the headteacher's pay range.
This is explained on pages 17 to 18 of the STPCD.
Temporary payments in any school year must not exceed 25% of your headteacher's annual salary The sum of your headteacher's salary and temporary payments must not be more than 25% above the maximum of