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UPS2 Advice

Discussion in 'Career clinic' started by Senora Alcaide, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. Senora Alcaide

    Senora Alcaide New commenter


    I'm just looking for some advice on where I stand on moving to UPS 2.

    I will have been on UPS 1 for 2 years by the end of this school year, but I have only been at my current school since September.
    I teach Y6, am literacy leader and mentor an NQT in my team.

    I have requested to reduce my hours for this September and will be working either 2.5 or 3 days.

    Will this prevent me being able to ask for the pay rise? Am I already doing enough to 'prove impact' or will I be opening myself up to more responsibility? (Which I don't want.)

    I would appreciate any advice - my SLT are not very approachable in these situations!

  2. wanet

    wanet Star commenter

    It will depend upon your schools pay policy, but I suspect that you already know the answer.
  3. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter


    Each school has its own policy, and its own interpretation of that policy, so we really cannot give you any advice here.

    All you can do is look at the policy and then try and estimate how it is likely to be administered.

    Best wishes

  4. Senora Alcaide

    Senora Alcaide New commenter

    I have looked at the policy. There is no specific guidance other than it being awarded on making impact. It does not specify conditions.

    So it seems I will not be able to do anything as it is not possible to get advice at school either.
  5. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter


    You could just go ahead and apply . . .

    Best wishes

  6. Piranha

    Piranha Star commenter

    Nothing can prevent you asking, and I think it may be illegal to deny you progression because you want to go part time.

    That is sad. Is there really nobody you could ask?
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  7. Yoda-

    Yoda- Lead commenter

    Has no one applied anytime recently? See if you can suss out if anyone has and have a conversation.
  8. rwaring1

    rwaring1 New commenter

    Have you also taken advice from your professional association?

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