Council workers and school support staff

Salaries for council workers and school support staff are set by the National Joint Council for Local Government Services.

These pay scales came into effect 1 April 2021. The increase to the Real Living Wage (scp 3) came into effect 1 April 2022.

Grade Spinal Column Point Salary Per Annum £ Hourly Rate £
Scale 1 to 2 3 *Real Living Wage 19,099.93 9.90
  4 19,264 9.99
Scale 3 5 19,650 10.19
  6 20,043 10.39
Scale 4 7 20,444 10.60
  8 20,852 10.81
  9 21,269 11.02
  11 22,129 11.47
Scale 5 12 22,571 11.70
  14 23,484 12.17
  15 23,953 12.42
  17 24,920 12.92
Scale 6 19 25,927 13.44
  20 26,446 13.71
  22 27,514 14.26
SO1/2 23 28,226 14.63
  24 29,174 15.12
  25 30,095 15.60
  26 30,984 16.06
  27 31,895 16.53
  28 32,798 17.00
M11 29 33,486 17.36
  30 34,373 17.82
  31 35,336 18.32
  32 36,371 18.85
M10 33 37,568 19.47
  34 38,553 19.98
  35 39,571 20.51
  36 40,578 21.03
M9 37 41,591 21.56
  38 42,614 22.09
  39 43,570 22.58
  40 44,624 23.13
M8 41 45,648 23.66
  42 46,662 24.19
  43 47,665 24.71
  44 49,402 25.61
M7 45 50,635 26.25
  46 51,852 26.88
  47 53,074 27.51
  48 54,291 28.14
  49 55,520 28.78
M6 50 56,845 29.46
  51 58,166 30.15
  52 59,503 30.84
M5 53 60,822 31.53
  54 62,316 32.30
  53 60,822 31.53
  54 62,316 32.30
  55 63,799 33.07
M4 56 65,287 33.84
  57 66,788 34.62
  56 65,287 33.84
  57 66,788 34.62
  58 68,446 35.48
  59 70,099 36.33
  60 71,754 37.19

Senior officers at the council

Salaries for senior officers at the council are set by the Joint Negotiating Committee for Chief Officers. These pay scales came into effect 1 April 2021.

Grade 

Grade Point 

Salary per year £ 

Band 2C 

73,385

 

76,206 

 

79,030 

 

81,852 

 

84,675 

Band 2B 

84,675 

 

87,497 

 

90,320 

 

93,141 

 

95,964 

Band 1A 3 

95,964 

 

101,609 

 

107,252 

Band 1A 2 

107,254 

 

110,686 

 

116,221 

Band 1A 1 

116,221 

 

121,753 

 

127,288 

Education improvement professionals

Salary scales for educational improvement professionals are set by the Soulbury Committee. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2021.

Spinal column point Salary per year £

1  

37,056  

2  

38,383  

3  

39,637  

4  

40,907  

5  

42,168  

6  

43,431  

7  

44,758  

8  

46,035

9  

47,522  

10  

48,849  

11  

50,158  

12  

51,425  

13  

52,860

14  

54,140  

15  

55,553  

16  

56,831  

17  

58,113  

18  

59,371  

19  

60,668  

20  

61,338

21  

62,626  

22  

63,749  

23  

64,985  

24  

66,093  

25  

67,278  

26  

68,434  

27  

69,616  

28  

70,815  

29  

72,016  

30  

73,215  

31  

74,404  

32  

75,611  

33  

76,819  

34  

78,056  

35  

79,291  

36  

80,560  

37  

81,809  

38  

83,071  

39  

84,316  

40  

85,561  

41  

86,811

42 88,061
43 89,309
44 90,564
45 91,815
46 93,069
47 94,327
48 95,574
49 96,825
50 98,079

Notes to Educational Improvement Professionals above  

Salary scales must not consist of more than four consecutive points. They are based on the duties and responsibilities attached to posts and the need to recruit and motivate staff.  

Spinal column point 8

Normal minimum point for EIP undertaking the full range of duties at this level  

Spinal column point 13

Normal minimum point for senior EIP undertaking the full range of duties at this level  

Spinal column point 20

Normal minimum point for leading EIP undertaking the full range of duties at this level 

Spinal column points 48, 49 and 50

Extension to range to accommodate structured professional assessments.

Educational psychologists

Salary scales for educational psychologists are set by the Soulbury Committee. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2021.

Trainee educational psychologists

Spinal column point Salary per year £

1  

24,970  

2  

26,798  

3  

28,623  

4  

30,453  

5  

32,279  

6  

34,107  

Assistant Educational Psychologists

Spinal column point Salary per year £

1  

30,694  

2  

31,948  

3  

33,201  

4  

34,448  

Educational Psychologists Scale A 

Spinal column point Salary per year £

38,865 

2  

40,838  

3  

42,811  

4  

44,782  

5  

46,755  

48,727 

50,584 

52,440 

54,179 

10 

55,921 

11 

57,544 

Senior and Principal Education Psychologists 

Spinal column point Salary per year £

1  

48,727  

2  

50,584  

3  

52,440

4  

54,179  

5  

55,921  

6  

57,544  

7  

58,210  

8  

59,456  

9  

60,690  

10  

61,945  

11  

63,177  

12  

64,431  

13  

65,707  

14  

66,941

15  

68,235

16  

69,514

17  

70,803

18  

72,090

Notes to Senior and Principal Educational Psychologists

Salary scales must not consist of more than four consecutive points. They are based on the duties and responsibilities attached to posts and the need to recruit, retain and motivate staff.  

Spinal column point 3

Normal minimum point for the principal educational psychologist undertaking the full range of duties at this level.  

Spinal column points 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

Extension to range to accommodate discretionary scale points and structured professional assessments.

Youth and community workers

Salary scales for youth and community workers are set by the Joint Negotiating Committee for Youth and Community Workers. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2020.

Youth and Community Support Worker Range

Pay point Salary per year £
5 19,308
6 19,631
7 19,922
8 20,589
9 21,439
10 22,104
11 23,178
12 24,228
13 25,313
14 26,437
15 27,202
16 28,001
17 28,787

 Professional Range

Pay point Salary per year £
13 25,313
14 26,437
15 27,202
16 28,001
17 28,787
18 29,579
19 30,364
20 31,152
21 32,036
22 33,039
23 34,015
24 34,997
25 35,985
26 36,973
27 37,961
28 38,961
29 39,953
30 40,947
31 41,617
32 42,718

Spinal column points 31 and 32

Discretionary Points

Teachers and leadership

Teacher pay scales for those who work on teachers' pay and conditions are set by the statutory School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. These pay scales came into effect 1 September 2021.

Qualified teachers

Spine point Salary per year £
M1 £25,714
M2 £27,600
M3 £29,664
M4 £31,778
M5 £34,100
M6 £36,961
U1 £38,690
U2 £40,124
U3 £41,604

 

Leading practitioner range

  Salary per year £
Minimum £42,402
Maximum £64,461

 

Leadership group

Spine point Salary per year £
1 £42,195
2 £43,251
3 £44,331
4 £45,434
5 £46,566
6 £47,735
7 £49,019
8 £50,151
9 £51,402
10 £52,723
11 £54,091
12 £55,338
13 £56,721
14 £58,135
15 £59,581
16 £61,166
17 £62,570
18a £63,508
18b £64,143
19 £65,735
20 £67,364
21a £68,347
21b £69,031
22 £70,745
23 £72,497
24a £73,559
24b £74,295
25 £76,141
26 £78,025
27a £79,167
27b £79,958
28 £81,942
29 £83,971
30 £86,061
31a £87,313
31b £88,187
32 £90,379
33 £92,624
34 £94,914
35a £96,310
35b £97,273
36 £99,681
37 £102,159
38 £104,687
39a £106,176
39b £107,239
40 £109,914
41 £112,660
42 £115,483
43 £117,197

 

Unqualified teachers

Spine point Salary per year £
1 £18,419
2 £20,532
3 £22,644
4 £24,507
5 £26,622
6 £28,735