Teachers' pay and progression

  • Pay award for teachers in 2021
    Make sure you know what the teacher pay ranges and, teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) payments for 2021/22 are, as well as how to apply them. Find the pay ranges in the current STPCD all in one place.
  • Pay progression on the MPR and UPR
    Teachers employed under the STPCD must be considered for pay progression annually. See DfE guidance on judging teacher performance on the main pay range (MPR) and upper pay range (UPR), and read expert advice on how to assess teachers' performance and who ultimately makes the decision.
  • Recruitment and retention awards
    School staff employed under the STPCD and the Green Book can receive recruitment and retention awards in certain circumstances. Read guidance, including union advice, and download our template letter for notifying teachers when you want to grant a payment.
  • 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 allowances for unqualified teachers, and how to manage their pay progression.