So, I saw the infamous recruitment advert tonight and whilst I know we've been discussing it...huh? 22-27k for a starting salary. Maybe 27k in central London, I was on 24.5k on outer London MP1 as an 'nqt' equivalent last year. 30k to train tax-free. Really? With a first (or PhD in my case), I think the bursary is 24k but only in selected subjects. (Classics/Latin/Greek counts but there are only 32 places at either Cambridge or KCL, although I am aware of new 'joint' PGCEs...) So you can make 65k as a great teacher - define and clarify. So misleading, so wrong, so...annoying. Mr SK turned to me and said why aren't you on 65k? If looks could kill (or at least shut up Mr SK, who makes x3! I've moved back into the independent sector and am earning a little more than the middle number above so am happy enough (Assessment only QTS in final stages. Can we report this ad to the Advertising Standards Agency?