Term Time Salary Calculation
Simmergentlyfor3to4minutes · 01/02/2023 14:05
Please could anyone help me calculate the following salary in terms of take home pay?
The position is full time term time only for 34 weeks per year
The salary is £20000 and does not mention pro rata or holiday etc
I'm really struggling to work this out so would really appreciate your help!
mummymummymummummum · 01/02/2023 14:14
£20,000 divided by 52 gives weekly pay. Then multiply by 34. Which gives £13,076.92
Might be slightly different in reality, but that's how I calculate part time wage.
mummymummymummummum · 01/02/2023 14:15
Sorry, actual take home would depend on how much your taxed - I'm no good at that but - sorry!
MrsBennetsPoorNerves · 01/02/2023 14:16
The OP will be entitled to pro rata holiday pay as well, assuming that she won't be able to take her holiday allowance in term time.
Overgrowngrasslady · 01/02/2023 14:18
You need to clarify if it’s 20k for the 34 weeks or 13k pro rated, usually school jobs are pro rated
after tax it’s approx 1k or 1.4k after tax monthly, depending on the answer
Simmergentlyfor3to4minutes · 01/02/2023 14:27
Thank you for all the replies so far.
The job states it is 20k per annum (34 weeks/ 37.5hrs per week).
As it doesn't mention pro rata would I be right to think the pay is 20k per year which is likely to be split equally among 12 months inclusive of those weeks outside of term time?
MaybeSmaller · 01/02/2023 14:31
You need to be sure that £20,000 is the actual salary and not pro rata which makes a huge difference.
If it's pro-rata then use this instead:
In England or Wales (the figures for Scotland are very similar though), a £20K gross salary equates to £17,622.40 take home after tax and National Insurance are taken off. But pro-rata at 34 weeks it would only be £12,914.08 which is obviously a massive difference.
You would also need to factor in pensions, student loans etc. if relevant. It's worth playing with the calculators and putting different figures in.
You will need to clarify with the employer as to WHEN you get paid i.e. whether it's monthly, weekly, etc. If it's monthly and split equally over 12 months (and NOT pro-rata) then it would be £1468.54 using the examples shown above.
maddy68 · 01/02/2023 14:33
Teachers work 195 days per year as do most TAs. Other staff work 190
Iizzyb · 01/02/2023 14:35
Most term time only employers pay in 12 monthly equal instalments and also note that you are entitled to holiday on top of your pay for the weeks you work.
At the moment the law says working time regulations (statutory minimum) holiday can't be pro-rated if you only work for part of the year but many employers haven't updated their t&c yet since the recent decision (Brazel v Harpur Trust) and also the position may change in the future but you should at least get a pro-rated equivalent of 5.6 working weeks' paid holiday entitlement - most likely to be taken outside of your actual working weeks.
CatOnTheChair · 01/02/2023 14:38
If you can't take holiday in those 34 weeks, you should also get 5.5 weeks holiday pay.
So 39.6/52.18 x 20,000.
I wouldn't make any assumptions about it needing or not to be calculated down. Ask.
Simmergentlyfor3to4minutes · 01/02/2023 14:42
Ok, I understand now, thank you. I plan to clarify the terms but am only at interview stage currently.
Thanks very much for all of the helpful replies, I genuinely appreciate this 😊
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