Teacher pay in Wales
The School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) which outlines teachers’ pay and conditions in maintained schools no longer applies in Wales. However, from September 2020 national statutory pay scales should be reintroduced and should be articulated in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions (Wales) Document (STPC(W)D).
Responsibility for teacher pay and conditions was transferred to the Welsh government on 30 September 2018.
The context behind the changes can be read in the following BBC article. In this article, we outline the teacher pay scales for 2020/2021 in Wales.
For teacher pay scales in England please see the following article.
We’ve also published another article which provides a background of the Welsh education system for context.
Pay scales for teachers in Wales
The Independent Welsh Pay Review Body has published a report which includes the updated teachers’ pay scales (can be found in the appendices) for 2020/21.
It should be noted that Independent schools in Wales can set their own pay scales.
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