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Payments for overtime and out-of-school hours activities
Teachers and support staff can receive additional payment for working extra hours, including taking part in pupils' additional learning activities. Understand the guidance and how to calculate daily and hourly rates.
- Additional payments must be approved by your governing board
- Your pay policy should cover additional payments for out-of-school hours
- Use the teacher’s salary to calculate additional pay
- Support staff may qualify for an enhanced hourly rate
- Your senior leadership team (SLT) can also receive additional pay
Note: this article is about additional payments. Read our other article for information about teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) payments, including TLR3 payments for coronavirus catch-up tutoring.
Additional payments must be approved by your governing board
This applies to teachers employed under the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) – meaning maintained schools and teachers in academies whose employment transferred at the point of conversion.
The relevant body – usually the governing board – can make additional payments to teachers for:
Governing boards can agree payments as they see fit, but cannot use the reasons listed above to agree additional payments for a
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