Education secretary Gavin Williamson yesterday (18/9) asked the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) to look at what adjustments should be made to all teachers’ salary ranges in light of an uplift of NQT salaries to £30,000. Tes reports.
His letter states: “My evidence will set out how a higher starting salary, alongside a revised pay progression structure, can be delivered in a way that is affordable across the school system as a whole whilst addressing the recruitment and retention challenges we face.”
He adds: “It will, of course, remain the case that schools will be responsible for determining increases in individual teachers’ pay on the basis of a school-level assessment of performance.”
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