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  • Pay award for teachers in 2020 Make sure you know what the teacher pay rises for 2020/21 are, as well as how to apply them. Find the pay ranges in the current STPCD all in one place.
  • Pay progression on the main pay range What are the criteria for teachers progressing along the MPR? We set out DfE guidelines for schools on judging performance on the main pay range (MPR). We also outline advice from one of our associate education experts and examples of criteria for progression along the MPR.
  • Pay progression on the upper pay range Use our guidance to learn about how progression happens once on the UPR. We also answer some FAQs about progression.
  • Performance-related pay: judging good and outstanding performance What criteria could schools use to determine outstanding teacher performance? We relay suggestions from one of our associate education experts. We also refer to DfE advice on the criteria used in pay progression, and link to examples of performance criteria from a school.
  • Recruitment and retention awards Can you supply benefits to recruit and retain staff? We look at regulations under the STPCD and the Green Book for recruitment and retention awards, and set out union advice on paying retention allowances to teachers. We also look at references to these payments in pay policies.
  • School teachers' pay and progression: summary table Read our summary table to see the STPCD's rules on teacher pay ranges, eligibility criteria, possible allowances and professional standards.
  • Teachers' pay We summarise teachers' pay in just one page. You can also download this QuickRead as a ready-made resource to share with colleagues.
  • Teachers' pay award 2020: 'cheat sheet' Unsure how the latest changes to teacher pay affect your school? Get up to speed with our cheat sheet.
  • Teachers' pay grant: what you need to know Get to grips with upcoming changes to the way teacher pay grants will be funded from 2021. Find out how your school's allocation will be calculated, and how you can spend the grant.
  • Unqualified teachers: pay Make sure you know how unqualified teachers should be paid in your school. Take a look at our overview of the pay range and allowance for unqualified teachers, and how their pay progression should be handled.