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'Acting' assistant headteachers: pay requirements

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Last updated on 11 May 2017
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How should we pay an acting assistant headteacher? The STPCD says that where an acting allowance is paid, total pay should be at least the minimum of the assistant headteacher range. We also relay advice from ASCL on whether acting assistant headteachers may receive TLR payments.

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  1. 1 Additional duties without a change to job title
  2. 2 Appointing an 'acting' assistant headteacher
  3. 3 Can an acting assistant headteacher receive a TLR?

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