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Progression to UPS2

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LaSingeEstSurLaBranche Thu 23-May-13 21:08:58

My school is now an academy. Had a very straightforward progression to UPS1 even though I'd been on maternity leave.
Have been told that to apply for UPS2 I have to submit a page of A4 detailing level progression at every Key Stage ( I teach primary too as we are 3-18). Also all observations have to be 2s. I have one 3 in 8 years of teaching and my external results have to be good.
The only group I have going through this year are my A2 students, who were so lacking in general knowledge I have had to educate them on the topics in English before teaching them the French.
I'm screwed, aren't I? I don't think anyone will get a payrise now that schools can set their own rates of pay.

sozzle8 Sun 26-May-13 07:56:22

My progression up to UPS2 has just been based on my performance management and the opinion of my Head l think. I don't need to do any additional work for it. I am in primary teaching!

EvilTwins Sun 26-May-13 10:40:06

I'm in an academy. I want to progress to UPS3. I have to write a letter outlining how I continue to meet and exceed the teaching standards. I'm annoyed about it- they know exactly what I do, FFS, but that's the rules of the academy bosses (we're part of a chain). I shall do it, though, otherwise I definitely won't be getting a pay rise.

Nehru Sun 26-May-13 10:42:15

i got ups1 on Head and perf mgmt too - also think you have to show that you will go the extra mile and do managey stuff even if its not directly your job

LaSingeEstSurLaBranche Sun 26-May-13 10:44:26

Oh yes, forgot about the 'meeting the standards' bit as well. I just know I'm going to spend ages writing it and nothing will come of it.

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