The Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-03-30

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 903

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) Order 1998

Made
30th March 1998

Laid before Parliament
30th March 1998

Coming into force
20th April 1998

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 him 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 1998 and shall come into force on 20th April 1998.

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 1997(2) shall be amended with effect from 1st April 1998 as follows:

(a)in paragraph 4.1(a), for the words “A head teacher or deputy head teacher shall, until 30th November 1997,” there shall be substituted the words “During the period 1st April 1998 to 30th November 1998 a head teacher or deputy head teacher shall”;

(b)in paragraph 4.1(b), for the words “From 1st December 1997” there shall be substituted the words “From 1st December 1998”;

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

“Pay Spine A—1st April 1998 to 30th November 1998

Spine point
Annual salary

£

1
25,881

2
26,307

3
26,733

4
27,159

5
27,579

6
27,999

7
28,431

8
28,848

9
29,280

10
29,703

11
30,120

12
30,549

13
30,966

14
31,401

15
31,821

16
32,247

17
32,670

18
33,096

19
33,519

20
33,942

21
34,515

22
35,070

23
35,640

24
36,207

25
36,771

26
37,335

27
37,902

28
38,469

29
39,036

30
39,750

31
40,449

32
41,157

33
41,865

34
42,573

35
43,281

36
43,989

37
44,694

38
45,684

39
46,671

40
47,667

41
48,651

42
49,638

43
50,637

44
51,621

45
52,611

46
53,604

47
54,594

48
55,584

49
56,577

50
57,558

51
58,548

Pay Spine B—From 1st December 1998

Spine point
Annual salary

£

1
26,337

2
26,772

3
27,204

4
27,636

5
28,065

6
28,494

7
28,932

8
29,355

9
29,799

10
30,228

11
30,651

12
31,086

13
31,515

14
31,956

15
32,382

16
32,814

17
33,246

18
33,681

19
34,110

20
34,539

21
35,124

22
35,691

23
36,270

24
36,846

25
37,422

26
37,995

27
38,571

28
39,150

29
39,726

30
40,452

31
41,163

32
41,883

33
42,603

34
43,326

35
44,043

36
44,763

37
45,483

38
46,488

39
47,496

40
48,507

41
49,509

42
50,514

43
51,531

44
52,533

45
53,538

46
54,552

47
55,557

48
56,565

49
57,576

50
58,575

51
59,580”;

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

“Period 1st April 1998 to 30th November 1998

Head teachers Group
Spine point
Range

£

1
3–15
26,733–31,821

2 1(S)
8–22
28,848–35,070

3 2(S)
15–29
31,821–39,036

4 3(S)
23–37
35,640–44,694

5 4(S)
31–44
40,449–51,621

6
38–51
45,684–58,548

Deputy head teachers Group
Spine point
Range

£

1
1–8
25,881–28,848

2 1(S)
2–10
26,307–29,703

3 2(S)
4–13
27,159–30,966

4 3(S)
8–20
28,848–33,942

5 4(S)
15–26
31,821–37,335

6
22–34
35,070–42,573

From 1st December 1998

Head teachers Group
Spine point
Range

£

1
3–15
27,204–32,382

2 1(S)
8–22
29,355–35,691

3 2(S)
15–29
32,382–39,726

4 3(S)
23–37
36,270–45,483

5 4(S)
31–44
41,163–52,533

6
38–51
46,488–59,580

Deputy head teachers Group
Spine point
Range

£

1
1–8
26,337–29,355

2 1(S)
2–10
26,772–30,228

3 2(S)
4–13
27,636–31,515

4 3(S)
8–20
29,355–34,539

5 4(S)
15–26
32,382–37,995

6
22–34
35,691–43,326”;

(e)in paragraph 9.1(a), for the words “A classroom teacher shall, until 30th November 1997,” there shall be substituted the words “During the period 1st April 1998 to 30th November 1998 a classroom teacher shall”;

(f)in paragraph 9.1(b), for the words “From 1st December 1997” there shall be substituted the words “From 1st December 1998”;

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

“Pay Spine A—1st April 1998 to 30th November 1998

Spine point
Annual salary

£

0
13,131

0.5
13,518

1
13,917

1.5
14,331

2
14,751

2.5
15,150

3
15,555

3.5
15,969

4
16,398

4.5
16,878

5
17,379

5.5
17,895

6
18,423

6.5
18,969

7
19,530

7.5
20,106

8
20,700

8.5
21,351

9
22,023

9.5
22,695

10
23,385

10.5
24,069

11
24,777

11.5
25,746

12
26,754

12.5
27,633

13
28,539

13.5
29,658

14
30,816

14.5
31,503

15
32,199

15.5
32,919

16
33,654

16.5
34,401

17
35,166

Pay Spine B—From 1st December 1998

Spine point
Annual salary

£

0
13,362

0.5
13,758

1
14,163

1.5
14,583

2
15,012

2.5
15,417

3
15,828

3.5
16,251

4
16,689

4.5
17,178

5
17,685

5.5
18,210

6
18,750

6.5
19,305

7
19,875

7.5
20,463

8
21,066

8.5
21,726

9
22,410

9.5
23,097

10
23,796

10.5
24,495

11
25,215

11.5
26,202

12
27,225

12.5
28,119

13
29,040

13.5
30,180

14
31,362

14.5
32,058

15
32,769

15.5
33,501

16
34,248

16.5
35,007

17
35,787”;

(h)for paragraph 15.1 there shall be substituted—

“15.1—(a) During the period 1st April 1998 to 30th November 1998 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 15.7 and 17:

Period 1st April 1998 to 30th November 1998

Scale point
Annual salary

£

1
11,040

2
11,532

3
12,018

4
12,516

5
13,017

6
13,506

7
14,004

8
15,159

9
16,470

10
17,460

15.1—(b) From 1st December 1998 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 15.7 and 17:

From 1st December 1998

Scale point
Annual salary

£

1
11,235

2
11,736

3
12,228

4
12,735

5
13,248

6
13,746

7
14,250

8
15,426

9
16,761

10
17,769”;

(i)for paragraph 21.1 there shall be substituted—

“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, £2,130 per annum until 30th November 1998 and £2,166 per annum on and after 1st December 1998;

(b)if he is serving in the Outer London Area, £1,401 per annum until 30th November 1998 and £1,425 per annum on and after 1st December 1998;

(c)if he is serving in the Fringe Area, £546 per annum until 30th November 1998 and £555 per annum on and after 1st December 1998.”.

Stephen Byers
Minister of State,
Department for Education and Employment
30th March 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document 1997 (“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 1998 to 30th November 1998 and the second as from 1st December 1998.
The Document is published by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and is obtainable from book shops of The Stationery Office Limited 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 271012 3; the Document was given effect by the Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/1789).
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