The DfE has announced that we will be saying farewell to the skill tests as a prerequisite to joining the profession.
Many workers are made ill each year because of the impact their occupation has on their health. Teaching is an occupation where you will be subject to high amounts of stress, mental health issues and risk of physical injury.
Every teacher will come down with an illness during some time in their careers and will take time off school to recover. It’s important to know what your employment rights are and the correct procedures to follow to ensure you can return to work in a healthy condition.
You may have heard of the recruitment and pay award but might be unsure if you are eligible to receive it. The School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) outlines guidance on recruitment and retention incentives and benefits.