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Starting salaries to rise to £30,000

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fedup21 Mon 02-Sep-19 09:21:10

Obviously it’s only a ‘could’ and it’s just a fictional carrot to make all the teachers forget the cuts of the last few years and vote for BJ in the next election, but...

Why is it just starting salaries? What about the rest of the pay scale?

As far as I was aware, yes numbers are well down on teacher training programs, but the numbers of teachers quitting once in role is far more worrying??

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Alwaystimeforcakeandtea Mon 02-Sep-19 11:55:11

I agree that the issue is further down the line with too many teachers leaving!

CatAndFiddle Mon 02-Sep-19 13:46:42

They will probably increase across the scales, but with some degree of compression. M1 to UPS3 is currently £23k to £40k. I think we will see this compressed to something like £30k to £43k.

OwnerofanAngryCat Mon 02-Sep-19 13:48:16

So there are still more leaves on Boris's magic money tree.

Piggywaspushed Mon 02-Sep-19 15:15:45

A slightly less BBC take on the whole thing:

Piggywaspushed Mon 02-Sep-19 15:16:29

And it's all being funded from school budgets!

fedup21 Mon 02-Sep-19 15:18:30

* I think we will see this compressed to something like £30k to £43k.*

So more people will perhaps train but nothing to particularly keep them from leaving.

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noblegiraffe Mon 02-Sep-19 16:40:09

What does it mean by pay progression points? Like M1, M2, M3?

Piggywaspushed Mon 02-Sep-19 16:47:55

I presume it means all of them : so the idea of progressing up the scale.

It does seem that the rest of us are getting nothing and that NQTs may be paid the same as people who have some years experience (I am so old, I no longer know where you would be on the scale at the moment if you were paid £30k)

fedup21 Mon 02-Sep-19 17:08:21

If they push M1 up to 30k, they will have to move at least M2, M3 and M4. Or teachers will start getting pay cuts. What about UPS?!

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noblegiraffe Mon 02-Sep-19 17:11:03

So they mean reintroducing progression points that most places still use anyway?

Giving a bunch of money to schools then saying ‘you have to spend it all on your most inexperienced staff’ is a bit confused

Piggywaspushed Mon 02-Sep-19 17:15:45

It certainly needs some fleshing out.

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