Pay award for school support staff

The pay award for 2022-23 has been agreed. Understand what's changed, so you can reflect any increases in your budget.

Last reviewed on 6 December 2022
School types: All · School phases: All
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  1. Understand the pay award for 2022-23
  2. How to apply the pay award

Understand the pay award for 2022-23

The National Joint Council (NJC) pay award for 2022-23 is an increase of £1,925 on each scale point.

This is payable from 1 April 2022

Access a copy of the NJC pay scales (scroll down and select the sentence that starts 'click here'). 

London pay scales

The Greater London Provincial Council (GLPC) pay scales, used by many London councils, are in place for 2022-23. 

Download a copy of GLPC pay scales from Croydon Council. The 2022-23 pay scale is in the 'HR' section and called '2022 GLPC Pay Scale'.

Additional annual leave

The NJC also agreed that all employees covered by the 2022-23 pay award will permanently receive an additional day of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff).

This change will take effect from 1 April 2023.

The Green Book (National Agreement on Conditions of Pay and Service) will be updated to include the new annual leave entitlement.