Introduce Performance Related Pay: Review and update your appraisal and pay policies

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Introduce Performance Related Pay: Review and update your appraisal and pay policies
RRP£70.80
Offer Price£59.00
Phase: 
Primary, Secondary
ISBN: 
9781907567742
Published: 
Mar 2013

Introduction

‘To get the best from the new system, it must be introduced sensitively and contain a strong emphasis on professional development.’

Russell Hobby, General Secretary, NAHT

Performance-related pay will be introduced this September. Introduce Performance Related Pay eBook will inform you of all the changes and prompt you to consider all the implications of the change in your own context.

Only available as an eBook

What is an eBook? An eBook is electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. This eBook is in PDF format and can be shared with your colleagues.

Benefits

This ebook takes a practical look at what the introduction of performance-related pay will mean in your school. Having read through you will:

  • understand the scope of the changes and what differs from current arrangements
  • know what the changes will mean in your own context
  • be able to analyse the possible opportunities and threats presented by the new arrangements
  • link performance-related pay with school improvement
  • plan for the impact of the changes on continuing professional development
  • review your appraisal and pay policies
  • make long-term plans for the financial implications brought about by the changes.

About Optimus Education's Getting to Grips with series

The Optimus Education Getting to Grips with series is designed to give time-poor school leaders the inside track on hot topics. We've helped you by:

  • Explaining key education policy changes in straightforward terms.
  • Outlining what the changes mean for you, your staff and your school.
  • Giving guidance as to what you need to do as a result of the changes.
  • Providing accompanying resources such as templates or proformas for you to adapt and use in your organisation.
  • Keeping it brief – at around 40 pages you can read the guide in an evening and be ready to take action.
  • Using an e-book format – read it any time, any place and easily share with colleagues by posting the guide on your school intranet or printing copies for the staff room.

 

Summary of contents

This practical guidebook  will show you how to:

  • understand the scope of the upcoming changes in your school
  • see the opportunities and threats presented by the changes
  • ensure your systems and procedures are fair, robust and in line with the new arrangements.

This guidebook includes:

  • handouts and proformas to help with reviewing your policies, thinking about the questions you need to ask, briefing your governors and staff.

Chapter breakdown

Section 1

What is performance-related pay as proposed? How does what is suggested differ from current guidelines?

  • Understand the proposed new system and what is new.

Section 2

What do the changes mean for your school?

  • Consider how closely appraisal is already linked to pay progression in your school.
  • Think about the possible opportunities and threats presented by the changes.
  • Plan how you will manage the new system in a fair, robust and transparent way.
  • What will be the long-term financial implications of change?

Section 3

Appraisal and pay progression

  • Identify the criteria you will use to award pay increases.
  • Ensure consistency of approach across all staff.
  • Consider likely impact on staff recruitment, retention and CPD.

Section 4

Policy review

  • Identify the key questions you and your governors should be asking.

Section 5

What else could you do to reward teachers?

  • Think more broadly about teacher recruitment, retention and wellbeing and what other factors you might use to motivate staff.

Details

Only available as an eBook

What is an eBook? An eBook is electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. This eBook is in PDF format and can be shared with your colleagues.

Delivery

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