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Paying headteachers above the headteacher group

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Last updated on 14 February 2017
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What are the rules on paying headteachers above the headteacher group? This article looks at what the STPCD says about headteacher pay, and refers to further guidance from the DfE. It also relays advice from the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) and two of our associate experts.

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  1. 1 Setting the pay range above the headteacher group
  2. 2 Temporary additional payments
  3. 3 Permanent discretionary payments can no longer be awarded
  4. 4 Pay scale points above the maximum for the leadership pay range

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