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Above-inflation pay rise for almost 900,000 public sector workers

Discussion in 'Education news' started by MacGuyver, Jul 21, 2020.

  1. letap

    letap Occasional commenter

    60000 is more than 50000, I now understand why you think millions can be saved by sacking kitchen staff on minimum wage.
  2. Ivanhoe

    Ivanhoe New commenter

    Really! That is certainly news to me.
  3. Stiltskin

    Stiltskin Star commenter

    Schools are about educating children. What seems to happen a lot now is the most ineffective teachers are systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage: management. You can usually tell those that have because their practice shows little to no pedagogical knowledge.
    steely1 likes this.
  4. MacGuyver

    MacGuyver Occasional commenter

    Don’t feed the trolls.
    steely1, ridleyrumpus, bajan and 5 others like this.
  5. Grandsire

    Grandsire Star commenter

    I don't know about you, but I'm definitely worth it. :D:D:D
    agathamorse and Jamvic like this.
  6. lizziescat

    lizziescat Star commenter

    Just wondering how much imaginary salary the imaginary ‘theheadteachersorifice’ is paid for his/her imaginary job in their imaginary school
  7. R13

    R13 Occasional commenter

    IN my school that rise will cost us around £25,000.
    The 2% increase we will be having to our budget will largely be going on Teacher point rises, COVID costs and inflation and so I am now about £20,000 short.
    My teachers deserve that rise (Much more than that of course) but the next Assistant at my school who leaves will not be replaced and I will have to find other savings.

    This Government is continuing to hugely underfund schools and teachers need to make sure people know that this rise is only a 'good' one in comparison to the last 10 years of Tory rule and austerity.
    bessiesmith2 and agathamorse like this.
  8. phlogiston

    phlogiston Star commenter

  9. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    For doing the same job.
    steely1, Ivanhoe, agathamorse and 2 others like this.
  10. gainly

    gainly Star commenter

    More than you can possibly imagine.
    steely1, Ivanhoe, agathamorse and 2 others like this.
  11. TheHeadteachersOffice

    TheHeadteachersOffice Occasional commenter

    We actually don’t have pay scales at my place so individual teachers will be paid different amounts according to their non-teaching experience, qualifications, teaching and contribution to school life and relationship with SMT.

    So we have some teachers on £60,000 and others on £18,000 for doing effectively the same job.
  12. ACOYEAR8

    ACOYEAR8 Star commenter

    Wonderfully provocative, keep them coming !
  13. meggyd

    meggyd Lead commenter

    Relationship with SMT! Love it but sadly sometimes true!
  14. letap

    letap Occasional commenter

    So you are taking the Harvey Weinstein casting couch approach to teaching?
    I am intrigued as to how a teacher's ability to turn tricks adds to the schooling experience for a student?
    steely1, Ivanhoe, greeneyes and 3 others like this.
  15. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    I'd be on £10 000 in no time. Way too old and knackered for all that malarkey!
  16. meggyd

    meggyd Lead commenter

    It does happen. We all know heads who promote their friends ( not necessarily with benefits.) But an unpleasant thought has just occured to me. What about Theheadteacher's office? Is he/she employing a spouse/lover?
  17. drvs

    drvs Star commenter

    Do you really think that he / she is employing anyone at all?
  18. Morninglover

    Morninglover Star commenter

    Can't see it myself. They'd have to find one first...;)
    steely1 and Ivanhoe like this.
  19. meggyd

    meggyd Lead commenter

    Of course not!
    drvs and agathamorse like this.
  20. Ivanhoe

    Ivanhoe New commenter

    Mummy has to let them out of the basement first for that to happen.

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