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UK Teacher Pay Scales 2020/21 (England).

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If you’re a teacher and you’re anything like me, any time you hear of a pay increase, you’re all over the internet, trying to find out two things: How much and when!

Recently we’ve all heard there’s a bigger than usually pay rise coming and…

We now know how much and when!

Below is every pay scale for teachers in the UK for the 2020-2021 academic year with the increase applied.

I’ve also added an income tax calculator so you can work out your net income.

The data here comes from the NEU website.

Teacher Pay Scales 2020/21

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Check the tables below to find out your gross pay, then pop it in here to find out how much you will be taking home!

Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21

Increases and new pay values effective from 1st September 2020

Main Pay Scale. Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21

Pay range/point% increaseEngland excluding London and FringeInner LondonOuter LondonLondon Fringe
Main Pay Range
M15.50%£25,714£32,157£29,915£26,948
M24.95%£27,600£33,658£31,604£28,828
M34.40%£29,664£35,226£33,383£30,883
M43.85%£31,778£36,866£35,264£32,999
M53.30%£34,100£39,492£38,052£35,307
M62.75%£36,961£42,624£41,136£38,174

Upper Pay Scale. Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21

Pay range/point% increaseEngland excluding London and FringeInner LondonOuter LondonLondon Fringe
Upper Pay Range
U12.75%£38,690£46,971£42,559£39,864
U22.75%£40,124£49,279£44,133£41,295
U32.75%£41,604£50,935£45,766£42,780

Leadership Pay Scale. Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21

Pay range/point% increaseEngland excluding London and FringeInner LondonOuter LondonLondon Fringe
Leadership Pay Range
Minimum2.75%£42,195£50,167£45,542£43,355
Maximum2.75%£117,197£125,097£120,512£118,356

Leading Practitioner Pay Scale. Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21

Pay range/point% increaseEngland excluding London and FringeInner LondonOuter LondonLondon Fringe
Leading Practitioner Range
Minimum2.75%£42,402£50,415£45,766£43,570
Maximum2.75%£64,461£72,480£67,828£65,631

Unqualified Teacher Pay Scale. Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21

Pay range/point% increaseEngland excluding London and FringeInner LondonOuter LondonLondon Fringe
Unqualified Teacher Range
Minimum2.75%£18,169£22,849£21,582£19,363
Maximum2.75%£28,735£33,410£32,151£29,924

Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21: Teaching and learning responsibility (TLR).

TLR and SEN allowances are also increasing by 2.75%

TLR payment 1TLR payment 2TLR payment 3SEN allowance
Minimum£8290£2873£570£2269
Maximum£14028£7017£2833£4479

Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21: Leadership Pay Scale 1-10.

Pay scale pointEngland excluding London and FringeInner LondonOuter LondonFringe
1£42,195£50,167£45,542£43,356
2£43,251£51,229£46,601£44,415
3£44,331£52,313£47,676£45,495
4£45,434£53,414£48,785£46,604
5£46,566£54,552£49,919£47,737
6£47,735£55,715£51,082£48,901
7£49,019£57,003£52,371£50,190
8£50,151£58,132£53,499£51,314
9£51,402£59,380£54,750£52,568
10£52,723£60,701£56,072£53,888

Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21: Leadership Pay Scale 11-20.

Pay scale pointEngland excluding London and FringeInner LondonOuter LondonFringe
11£54,091£62,066£57,436£55,254
12£55,338£63,319£58,688£56,506
13£56,721£64,700£60,073£57,890
14£58,135£66,114£61,479£59,302
15£59,581£67,556£62,926£60,744
16£61,166£69,146£64,514£62,333
17£62,570£70,552£65,921£63,746
18£64,143£72,125£67,496£65,310
19£65,735£73,715£69,087£66,900
20£67,364£75,345£70,713£68,536

Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21: Leadership Pay Scale 21-30.

Pay scale pointEngland excluding London and FringeInner LondonOuter LondonFringe
21£69,031£77,011£72,383£70,204
22£70,745£78,725£74,090£71,914
23£72,497£80,472£75,842£73,661
24£74,295£82,277£77,643£75,466
25£76,141£84,119£79,489£77,307
26£78,025£86,001£81,372£79,195
27£79,958£87,933£83,305£81,124
28£81,942£89,919£85,290£83,105
29£83,971£91,953£87,316£85,139
30£86,061£94,039£89,406£87,221

Teacher Pay Scale 2020-21: Leadership Pay Scale 31-43.

Pay scale pointEngland excluding London and FringeInner LondonOuter LondonFringe
31£88,187£96,168£91,539£89,357
32£90,379£98,355£93,724£91,549
33£92,624£100,604£95,975£93,795
34£94,914£102,894£98,263£96,083
35£97,273£105,253£100,620£98,443
36£99,681£107,658£103,026£100,848
37£102,159£110,142£105,509£103,327
38£104,687£112,664£108,037£105,855
39£107,239£115,215£110,584£108,402
40£109,914£117,898£113,266£111,086
41£112,660£120,645£116,010£113,828
42£115,483£123,461£118,828£116,653
43£117,197£125,098£120,513£118,356

Teacher Pay Scales 2020-21 FAQs

How much is the teacher pay rise 2020-21?

The 2020-21 Teacher pay increase is as follows: M1 5.5%. M2 4.95%. M3 4.4%. M4 3.85%. M5 3.3%. All other pay scales go up by 2.75%

Which boroughs make up the inner London area for UK teacher pay scales?

Barking and Dagenham, Brent, Camden, City of London, Ealing, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth
Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth and Westminster.

Which boroughs make up the outer London area for UK teacher pay scales?

Barnet, Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Enfield, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kingston-upon-Thames, Redbridge, Richmond-upon-Thames, Sutton and Waltham Forest.

What are the fringe areas for UK teacher pay scales?

Buckinghamshire: South Bucks, Chiltern.
Essex: Basildon, Brentwood, Epping Forest, Harlow.
Hertfordshire: Broxbourne, Dacorum, East Herts, Hertsmere, St Albans, Three Rivers, Watford, Welwyn Hatfield
Kent: Dartford, Sevenoaks
West Sussex: Crawley.
Plus the whole of the following LAs:
Bracknell Forest
Slough
Surrey
Thurrock
Windsor & Maidenhead.

Paul Fulbrookhttps://teacherofsci.com
Paul Fulbrook (TeacherOfSci) is a Science teacher, writer and education blogger based in Brighton, England. He started teacherofsci.com to help support teachers everywhere with the everyday struggles that they are all faced with, both in the classroom and at home.

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