Scotland: Principal teacher pay spine

Principals, or heads of department, are placed on a 1-8 pay spine depending on a number of factors: how many staff they line-manage; the number of classes/subjects/qualifications they are responsible for developing on the curriculum and whether they monitor learning and teaching.

The conserved spine relates to principals whose salaries were conserved at their existing level when a job sizing review took place in 2003. This conserved group of heads maintains its own pay spine, post review, in order not to be disadvantaged.

Pay structures have been agreed up until 1 April 2011.

 

Job Sized

PointJob Size Band1 April 20081 April 20091 April 2010
10-8235,52336,41137,284
283-9636,99337,91738,826
397-11038,46939,43240,377
4111-12639,94240,94141,925
5127-14241,42442,45943,479
6143-15942,89743,96845,024
7160-17744,37045,48046,572
8178-19645,84646,99248,120

 

Source: Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers


Conserved Spine

Roll1 April 20081 April 20091 April 2010
<30136,75637,67438,577
301-60037,97438,92239,855
601-80039,20740,18841,154
801-100040,41041,42142,414
1001-130041,65842,69943,725
>130042,87943,95045,006
SEN37,23938,16939,084

 

Source: Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers

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