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  • Calculating rates of pay How do we calculate daily and hourly rates of pay? We relay advice on how to calculate the daily and hourly rates of pay of full-time and part-time teachers. We also look at daily rates of pay for supply and agency teachers, as well as support staff.
  • Pay statements and letters for teachers Are there pay statements for teachers? We have worked with one of our associate experts to develop KeyDoc salary statement templates. We have also worked with other associate experts to produce template letters. This article also includes guidance on pay statements.
  • Reducing a teacher's pay Can we lower a teacher's salary? Any pay increase awarded to a teacher on the main, upper or unqualified teacher pay range is permanent as long as he/she remains employed at the same school. We refer to the STPCD, and DfE and union guidance, and relay advice from ASCL.
  • Teachers' pay calculators Is there a teachers' pay calculator? We link to examples of pay calculators, and explain that the Department for Education (DfE) is no longer publishing an official pay calculator.
  • Upper pay range (UPR) application forms Download our template application form for your teachers to use when applying to the UPR, also known as 'crossing the threshold'. Also, look at examples of local authority and school application forms to help you with creating your own.
  • Upper pay range (UPR): criteria to meet when applying What criteria must a teacher meet to move to the upper pay range? We relay advice from three of our associate education experts on interpreting the criteria for progression onto the upper pay range (UPR). We also include a case study from a teaching school.
  • Upper pay range (UPR): decision letters to applicants Are there examples of decision letters to UPR applicants? We refer to model letters used by a school for informing teachers of outcomes of applications to progress to the upper pay range (UPR), and letters from a union. We also relay expert guidance on what decision letters should contain.
  • Upper pay range (UPR): eligibility and application process Is my teacher eligible to apply for the upper pay range (UPR)? We set out the criteria in the STPCD for applying to the UPR. We also look at advice published by the DfE on accessing the UPR, eligibility and applications.