Teachers’ pay and allowances from 1st September 2019 and 1st September 2020.

These pay increases came into effect from the 28 April 2021. The NASUWT is now in the process of submitting a pay claim for 2021/22 and expect negotiations to begin in September 2021.

FE pay scales can be accessed on the right/below.

Classroom Teachers
Teaching Allowances
Special Needs Allowances
Recruitment and Retention Allowances
Rates of Pay for Unqualified Teachers
Leadership Spine
Pay Ranges for Principals

Classroom Teachers

Pt From 1 September 2019 From 1 September 2020
Main Pay Scale
M1 £23,663 £24,137
M2 £25,534 £26,045
M3 £27,587 £28,139
M4 £29,710 £30,305
M5 £32,051 £32,693
M6 £34,585 £35,277
Upper Pay Scale (UPS)
UPS1 £37,466 £38,216
UPS2 £38,852 £39,630
UPS3 £40,288 £41,094

Teaching Allowances

Pt From 1 September 2019 From 1 September 2020
TA1 £2,025 £2,066
TA2 £4,092 £4,174
TA3 £7,025 £7,166
TA4 £9,675 £9,869
TA5 £13,056 £13,318

Recruitment and Retention Allowances

Annual Allowance From From 1 September 2019 From 1 September 2020
Recruitment and Retention 1 £1,314 £1,341
Recruitment and Retention 2 £2,580 £2,632

Special Needs Allowances

Pt From 1 September 2019 From 1 September 2020
SEN1 £2,196 £2,240
SEN2 £4,337 £4,424

Rates of Pay for Unqualified Teachers

  From 1 September 2019 From 1 September 2020
The salary rate for unqualified teachers: £15,056 £15,358
The Hourly Rates Unqualified Part-Time Teachers (Paid in accordance with the Teachers’ Salaries Regulations (NI) 1993 No 318) as follows
Unqualified Teacher Regulation 15(1)(b) £16.26 £16.59
Teacher treated by the Department as
Qualified for purposes of Regulation 15(2)
£20.97 £21.39
Teachers employed in 'Homework Centres' Regulation 15(5) £20.97 £21.39

Leadership Spine

Spine point From 1 September 2019 From 1 September 2020
L1 £41,062 £41,884
L2 £42,091 £42,933
L3 £43,141 £44,004
L4 £44,215 £45,100
L5 £45,316 £46,223
L6 £46,451 £47,381
L7 £47,702 £48,657
L8 £48,804 £49,781
L9 £50,021 £51,022
L10 £51,306 £52,333
L11 £52,638 £53,691
L12 £53,851 £54,929
L13 £55,199 £56,303
L14 £56,573 £57,705
L15 £57,982 £59,142
L16 £59,523 £60,714
L17 £60,890 £62,108
L18 £62,421 £63,670
L19 £63,969 £65,249
L20 £65,556 £66,868
L21 £67,177 £68,521
L22 £68,846 £70,223
L23 £70,552 £71,964
L24 £72,300 £73,746
L25 £74,097 £75,579
L26 £75,930 £77,449
L27 £77,811 £79,368
L28 £79,742 £81,337
L29 £81,717 £83,352
L30 £83,750 £85,425
L31 £85,820 £87,537
L32 £87,953 £89,713
L33 £90,138 £91,941
L34 £92,367 £94,215
L35 £94,663 £96,557
L36 £97,006 £98,947
L37 £99,418 £101,407
L38 £101,877 £103,915
L39 £104,361 £106,449
L40 £106,966 £109,106
L41 £109,637 £111,830
L42 £112,383 £114,631
L43 £115,193 £117,497

Pay Ranges for Principals

Group Range of spine points From 1 September 2019 From 1 September 2020
1 L6 – L18 £46,451 - £62,421 £47,381 - £63,670
2 L8 – L21 £48,804 - £67,177 £49,781 - £68,521
3 L11 – L24 £52,638 - £72,300 £53,691 - £73,746
4 L14 – L27 £56,573 - £77,811 £57,705 - £79,368
5 L18 – L31 £62,421 - £85,820 £63,670 - £87,537
6 L21 – L35 £67,177 - £94,663 £68,521 - £96,557
7 L24 – L39 £72,300 - £104,361 £73,746 - £106,449
8 L28 – L43 £79,742 - £115,193 £81,337 - £117,497