The Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-04-01

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1003

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) Order 1996

Made
1st April 1996

Laid before Parliament
2nd April 1996

Coming into force
25th April 1996

Whereas the review body appointed under section 1(1) of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1991(1) (“the Act”) have made a report following the reference to them of certain matters;
And whereas the Secretary of State has consulted, in accordance with section 2(1) and (2) of the Act, such associations of local education authorities, such bodies representing the interests of governors of voluntary, grant-maintained and grant-maintained special schools and such bodies representing school teachers as appeared to her to be concerned;

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 2(1), (3) and (4) and 5(4) of the Act hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 25th April 1996.

Application

2.  This Order applies to school teachers (as defined in section 5(1) and (2) of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1991) in England and Wales.

School Teachers' Pay and Conditions

3.  The School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document 1995(2) shall be amended with effect from 1st April 1996 as follows:

(a)for paragraph 4.1 substitute—

“4.1(a)  During the period 1st April 1996 to 30th November 1996 a head teacher or deputy head teacher shall be paid such salary based on the pay spine A set out in paragraph 4.3 as the relevant body shall determine in accordance with paragraph 4.4.

4.1(b)  From 1st December 1996 a head teacher or deputy head teacher shall be paid such salary based on the pay spine B set out in paragraph 4.3 as the relevant body shall determine in accordance with paragraph 4.4.”;

(b)the following tables shall be substituted for the table in paragraph 4.3—

“Pay Spine A—1st April 1996 to 30th November 1996

Spine point
Annual salary £

1
24,327

2
24,726

3
25,125

4
25,524

5
25,923

6
26,319

7
26,721

8
27,114

9
27,522

10
27,918

11
28,314

12
28,713

13
29,109

14
29,514

15
29,910

16
30,306

17
30,705

18
31,110

19
31,506

20
31,905

21
32,439

22
32,964

23
33,498

24
34,032

25
34,563

26
35,091

27
35,625

28
36,159

29
36,690

30
37,359

31
38,019

32
38,682

33
39,348

34
40,017

35
40,680

36
41,346

37
42,009

38
42,939

39
43,866

40
44,802

41
45,729

42
46,656

43
47,595

44
48,522

45
49,449

46
50,382

47
51,315

48
52,245

49
53,175

50
54,102

51
55,032

Pay Spine B—From 1st December 1996

Spine point
Annual salary £

1
24,564

2
24,966

3
25,371

4
25,773

5
26,175

6
26,574

7
26,982

8
27,378

9
27,789

10
28,191

11
28,587

12
28,992

13
29,391

14
29,802

15
30,201

16
30,603

17
31,005

18
31,410

19
31,812

20
32,214

21
32,757

22
33,285

23
33,825

24
34,362

25
34,899

26
35,433

27
35,970

28
36,510

29
37,047

30
37,725

31
38,391

32
39,060

33
39,732

34
40,407

35
41,076

36
41,748

37
42,417

38
43,356

39
44,295

40
45,237

41
46,173

42
47,112

43
48,057

44
48,993

45
49,932

46
50,874

47
51,813

48
52,755

49
53,694

50
54,627

51
55,566”;

(c)in paragraph 4.4.2 for “following table” substitute “appropriate table set out below”;

(d)the following tables shall be substituted for the table in paragraph 4.4.2–

“Period 1st April 1996 to 30th November 1996

Group
Head teachers Spine point
Range£

1
3–15
25,125–29,910

2 1(S)
8–22
27,114–32,964

3 2(S)
15–29
29,910–36,690

4 3(S)
23–37
33,498–42,009

5 4(S)
31–44
38,019–48,522

6
38–51
42,939–55,032

Group
Deputy head teachers Spine point
Range £

1
1–8
24,327–27,114

2 1(S)
2–10
24,726–27,918

3 2(S)
4–13
25,524–29,109

4 3(S)
8–20
27,114–31,905

5 4(S)
15–26
29,910–35,091

6
22–34
32,964–40,017

From 1st December 1996

Group
Head teachers Spine point
Range£

1
3–15
25,371–30,201

2 1(S)
8–22
27,378–33,285

3 2(S)
15–29
30,201–37,047

4 3(S)
23–37
33,825–42,417

5 4(S)
31–44
38,391–48,993

6
38–51
43,356–55,566

Group
Deputy head teachers Spine point
Range £

1
1–8
24,564–27,378

2 1(S)
2–10
24,966–28,191

3 2(S)
4–13
25,773–29,391

4 3(S)
8–20
27,378–32,214

5 4(S)
15–26
30,201–35,433

6
22–34
33,285–40,407”;

(e)for paragraph 9.1 substitute—

“9.1(a)  During the period 1st April 1996 to 30th November 1996 a classroom teacher shall be paid such salary based on the pay spine A set out in paragraph 9.2 as the relevant body shall determine in accordance with paragraphs 9.3 and 19.1 (unqualified teacher becoming qualified).

9.1(b)  From 1st December 1996 a classroom teacher shall be paid such salary based on the pay spine B set out in paragraph 9.2 as the relevant body shall determine in accordance with paragraphs 9.3 and 19.1 (unqualified teacher becoming qualified).”;

(f)the following tables shall be substituted for the table in paragraph 9.2—

“Pay Spine A—1st April 1996 to 30th November 1996

Spine point
Annual salary £

0
12,342

1
13,083

2
13,866

3
14,622

4
15,414

5
16,335

6
17,316

7
18,357

8
19,458

9
20,700

10
21,981

11
23,289

12
25,146

13
26,823

14
28,965

15
30,267

16
31,632

17
33,054

Pay Spine B—From 1st December 1996

Spine point
Annual salary £

0
12,462

1
13,209

2
14,001

3
14,763

4
15,564

5
16,494

6
17,487

7
18,534

8
19,647

9
20,901

10
22,194

11
23,514

12
25,392

13
27,084

14
29,247

15
30,561

16
31,941

17
33,375”

(g)for paragraph 15.1 substitute–

“15.1(a)  During the period 1st April 1996 to 30th November 1996 an unqualified teacher (except one to whom paragraph 18 applies) shall be paid such salary based on the following pay scale as the relevant body shall determine in accordance with paragraphs 15.2 to 15.6 and 17:

Period 1st April 1996 to 30th November 1996

Scale point
Annual salary £

1
10,380

2
10,842

3
11,298

4
11,763

5
12,234

6
12,696

7
13,161

8
14,250

9
15,480

10
16,410

15.1(b)  From 1st December 1996 an unqualified teacher (except one to whom paragraph 18 applies) shall be paid such salary based on the following pay scale as the relevant body shall determine in accordance with paragraphs 15.2 to 15.6 and 17:

From 1st December 1996

Scale point
Annual salary £

1
10,479

2
10,947

3
11,406

4
11,877

5
12,354

6
12,819

7
13,290

8
14,388

9
15,630

10
16,572”;

(h)for paragraph 21.1 substitute—

“21.1  A teacher serving in the London Area shall receive a London Area allowance of:

(a)if he is serving in the Inner London Area, £2,004 per annum until 30th November 1996 and £2,022 per annum on or after 1st December 1996;

(b)if he is serving in the Outer London Area, £1,317 per annum until 30th November 1996 and £1,329 per annum on or after 1st December 1996;

(c)if he is serving in the Fringe Area, £513 per annum until 30th November 1996 and £516 per annum on or after 1st December 1996.”.

Gillian Shephard
Secretary of State for Education and Employment
1st April 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document 1995 (“the Document”) by uprating the amounts of salary and certain allowances. The following are increased:
(a)the head and deputy head teachers' pay spine and ranges set out in paragraph 4 of the Document;
(b)the classroom teachers' pay spine set out in paragraph 9 of the Document;
(c)the unqualified teachers' pay scale set out in paragraph 15 of the Document;
(d)the London Area allowances set out in paragraph 21.1 of the Document.
In each case there are two increases, the first for the period 1st April 1996 to 30th November 1996 and the second as from 1st December 1996.
The Document is published by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and is obtainable from Government book shops and through booksellers.
The retrospective effect of these changes is authorised by section 2(4)(f) of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1991.


(1)
1991 c. 49. The provisions of the Act extend to grant-maintained special schools by virtue of S.I. 1994/653.

(2)
ISBN 0 11 270914 1; the Document was given effect by the Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) (No. 2) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/1743).
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