This sounds like utter madness I know.... However, I am struggling to provide evidence of a 'substantial and sustained' contribution to the wider school. For the £30 a month extra it just doesn't seem worth it!! And trying to find opportunities for going above and beyond my normal paid role which don't step on others' toes is really tricky - there are huge numbers of UPS3 teachers in my school. Should add - I more than meet the criteria for the rest of UPS3, just not this bit. For context; I work part time in a non-core/non-ebacc subject in an academy (not MAT) but we still enjoy STPCD conditions at the moment. Am I mad to even consider this?? I only got to UPS 3 this academic year.