On way to golden hello
A: For the purposes of salary arrangements, the Burgundy Book defines the summer term as ending on August 31 so you should get paid during the holiday unless your school gives non-standard contracts - read the small print. You can claim the golden hello as soon as you have another MFL post in a maintained school for at least a term. It doesn't have to be immediately as long as it's within five years of when you got qualified teacher status.
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