Waltham Forest Pay Awards

Details on the 2018/19 pay awards for staff and the DfE pay reform. 

Waltham Forest Teacher Pay Awards

The School Teachers Review Body's (STRB) recommendations for the pay award for 2018/19 have been accepted by the government. These recommendations, which relate to the national pay ranges only and not to the pay of individual teachers, are as follows:

  • 3.5% uplift to the minimum and maximum of the main pay range and the unqualified teacher pay range
  • 2% uplift to the minima and maxima of the upper pay range, the unqualified teacher pay range, and the leading practitioner pay range and all allowances across al pay ranges
  • 1.5% uplift to the minima and maxima of the leadership group pay range and all head teacher group pay ranges
  • 1% uplift to the maxima and minima of the TLR and SEN allowance ranges

The minima and maxima of the pay ranges in the STPCD have been uprated accordingly.

i. Where a classroom teacher/leadership group member is paid on the minimum of their pay range/band, their salary – excluding any allowances – must be uplifted to the new minimum.
iii. For all other classroom teachers/leadership group members, schools must determine – in accordance with their own pay policy –how to take account of the uplift to the national framework in making individual pay progression decisions.

Waltham Forest Support Staff Pay Awards

Agreement has been reached between the Employers and Union sides of the Greater London Provincial Council on the rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2018 and 1 April 2019 within the London agreement.

Within the 2018 two year pay award for support staff the national employers revised the spinal points within the grading structure to provide headroom against the new National Living Wage (NLW). This has been applied across London through the London Spinal point range and resulted in several points being left spare.

Following a recent Council meeting it has been decided that scale points 11, 16, 21 and 65 on the new NJC pay scales will be added to pay Scales 4, 5, 6 and PO12 respectively. This leaves points 17 and 22 unused.

Department for Education Pay Reform

Please see below some direct links to Department for Education (DfE) pay reform and wider school staffing information on the gov.uk website. Hopefully these will enable you to find DfE information a little more easily.

Lettings Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Council's social letting agency, Lettings Waltham Forest, is now helping Key Workers to find quality accommodation at rents they can afford. We know that paying initial agency fees and overcoming strict rental criteria can create extra barriers to renting. That's why we do things differently.

Benefits of renting with us:

  • No tenant fees
  • Properties offered at or below market rent
  • Great choice of properties, pre-inspected to ensure they meet the Decent Homes Standard
  • On-going tenancy advice and support from an experienced team

How can I find out more?

View our available properties.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us for more information.

Telephone: 020 8496 5525 
Email: lettingswalthamforest@walthamforest.gov.uk 

We would also be happy to come in and speak with your staff about the scheme at your convenience.

Last update: Wednesday 4th of September 2019 02:04:02 PM