With performance-related pay on its way, it is time to make sure your appraisal processes are robust and ready.
The announcement late last year that national pay scales would be scrapped in favour of performance-related pay (PRP) from this September represents a major challenge for all school leaders.
Although many academy Heads have had flexibility on setting pay levels for some time now, most still choose to stick to the national pay scales. But come September every Headteacher will be able to set pay levels according to a teacher’s performance. Instead of automatic progression up the traditional pay scale, pay bands will be kept as a reference point and Heads will have discretion over where in the band they place any member of staff...read more (p.20)