• DfE's 2020 pay plans: 6 super interesting findings

    The Department for Education published its evidence to the School Teachers’ Review Body this week. The submission included statistics on the teaching workforce that back up its recommendations. We’ve had a rifle through and picked out six super interesting nuggets from the data. (N.B. you can read our news story here, and our speed read

    5.00 Jan. 25th, 2020 | News

  • Teacher pay rise: how will different schools implement it?

    The Department for Education has announced that it will help fund pay rises for teachers and school leaders next year. But what does this mean if you work in an academy compared to a maintained school, and how will it affect wider school budgets? Micon Metcalfe explains. The school teacher review body (STRB) 2018 report

    11.05 Jul. 25th, 2018 | Opinion

  • Mind the gap: The best and worst gender-based pay at multi-academy trusts

    In 2017, the government passed a law forcing every organisation with 250 or more employees to publish specific figures about the difference in pay between genders, both on their own websites and on gov.uk. The stats had to include both the mean and median gender pay gap, the proportion of men and women who have

    5.00 Apr. 14th, 2018 | News

  • Meet the £200k-per-year academy chiefs who look after just a handful of schools

    Growing numbers of academy leaders, many of them responsible for only a handful of schools, now earn more than £200,000 a year. In one case a headteacher at a single academy trust is now paid £220,000, while an associate head at the same trust is on £145,000. A Schools Week investigation also revealed two chief

    5.00 Feb. 3rd, 2017 | News

  • Harris Federation boss's salary reaches £420,000 after latest pay rise

    The country’s best-paid academy boss has been handed another pay rise – boosting his salary to at least £420,000. It marks another salary increase for Sir Dan Moynihan, chief executive of the Harris Federation, who was paid at least £395,000 in 2015. New annual accounts published by Harris, which runs 41 schools, show another seven

    11.48 Feb. 2nd, 2017 | News