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Teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) payments

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Last updated on 16 September 2016
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Is there guidance on awarding TLRs? We explain when schools may award a TLR payment, and confirm that support staff and those in the leadership range are not eligible. We also look at awarding a TLR in addition to an SEN allowance and advertising TLR payments.

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  1. 1 Awarding a TLR payment
  2. 2 Statutory criteria for TLR award
  3. 3 The value of TLR payments
  4. 4 Teachers on fixed-term contracts can receive TLR payments
  5. 5 TLRs and SEN allowances
  6. 6 Advertising TLR roles

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