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Can a teacher's pay be reduced?

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Last updated on 17 May 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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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.

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  1. 1 Maintained schools and staff employed under the STPCD
  2. 2 Academies
  3. 3 Leadership group pay
  4. 4 Performance-related pay
  5. 5 Changing role
  6. 6 Salaries for new appointees

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