Teachers: Pay:Written question - 188731

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Asked on: 06 November 2018
Department for Education
Teachers: Pay
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what data his Department holds on the number of teachers on the (a) main, (b) upper, and (c) leadership pay scales at school level.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 16 November 2018
Holding answer received on 12 November 2018

The Department holds information on the number of teachers in England in each pay range at a school level.

The following table provides the number of regular teachers in service in state funded schools who are on the (a) main, (b) upper and (c) leadership pay ranges in England in November 2017.

Number of regular teachers in service in state funded schools who are on the main, upper and leadership pay ranges in England in November 2017

Leadership
Pay Range

Main
Pay Range

Upper
Pay Range

Other [1]

Unknown

Total

England[2]

69,521

170,910

177,941

45,470

36,070

499,912

Source: School Workforce Census

Academies are not obliged to use the pay ranges required in LA-maintained schools, though many academies use similar pay.

[1] Includes leading practitioner and unqualified pay ranges.

[2] Excludes centrally employed staff.

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