Council pay scales

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Details of the Council's pay scales for all levels of staff

(All pay scales shown include London weighting) 

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Read the Council’s gender pay gap statement:

Read the Council's gender pay gap strategy

Pay scales effective from 1 April 2019

Salary Scale

Spinal Point

Salary

Scale 1

1

£20,103

 

2

£20,466

 

3

£20,835

Scale 2

3

£20,835

 

4

£21,210

Scale 3

5

£21,591

 

6

£21,981

Scale 4

7

£22,377

 

8

£22,779

 

9

£23,187

 

10

£23,607

 

11

£24,030

 Scale 5

12

£24,462

 

13

£24,903

 

14

£25,353

 

15

£25,809

 

16

£26,274

Scale 6

18

£27,228

 

19

£27,717

 

20

£28,215

 

21

£28,725

London Living wage supplement no longer applicable as all employees will earn over £19,802.77 per annum.

Spinal points not being used: 17                

Pay scales for senior and principal officers from 1 April 2019                          

Salary Scale

Spinal Point

 Salary

SO1

23

£29,766

 

24

£30,213

 

25

£30,711

SO2

26

£31,548

 

27

£32,430

 

28

£33,291

PO1

27

£32,430

 

28

£33,291

 

29

£33,948

 

30

£34,794

PO2

29

£33,948

 

30

£34,794

 

31

£35,724

 

32

£36,711

PO3

32

£36,711

 

33

£37,842

 

34

£38,799

 

35

£39,774

PO4

35

£39,774

 

36

£40,728

 

37

£41,706

 

38

£42,684

PO5

38

£42,684

 

39

£43,590

 

40

£44,607

 

41

£45,585

PO6

40

£44,607

 

41

£45,585

 

42

£46,560

 

43

£47,511

PO7

43

£47,511

 

44

£48,492

 

45

£49,464

 

46

£50,448

PO8

45

£49,464

 

46

£50,448

 

47

£51,450

 

48

£52,482

PO9

49

£53,544

 

50

£54,597

 

51

£55,638

 

52

£56,682

PO10

53

£57,735

 

54

£58,779

 

55

£59,823

 

56

£60,879

PO11

57

£61,929

 

58

£62,970

 

59

£64,023

 

60

£65,367

PO12

61

£66,732

 

62

£68,127

 

63

£69,561

 

64

£71,016

 

65

£72,438

 

Please note that figures are as at 01 April 2019, and include the London Weighting Allowance

Salary Scale

Spinal Point

***

Chief Executive (CE 4)

1

£187,290

 

2

£192,493

 

3

£197,695

 

4

£202,898

Executive Director (ED)

1

£140,093

 

2

£142,746

 

3

£145,400

 

4

£148,053

 

5

£150,706

Finance Director (FD)

1

£132,664

 

2

£135,317

 

3

£137,971

Corporate Director (CD)

1

£107,171

 

2

£107,723

 

3

£110,376

 

4

£113,030

 

5

£115,683

Divisional Director (DD)

1

£95,263

 

2

£97,970

 

3

£100,676

 

4

£103,382

 

5

£106,089

Assistant Director (AD)

1

£81,190

 

2

£83,897

 

3

£86,603

 

4

£89,309

 

5

£92,016

 

Soulbury, NEOST, Lecturers: excludes schools

Soulbury Educational Improvement Professional (EIPs)
SCP 01.09.17 01.09.18 01.09.19
1 34067 34749 35444
2 35287 35993 36713
3 36439 37168 37912
4 37606 38359 39127
5 38767 39543 40334
6 39928 40727 41542
7 41148 41971 42811
8 42321* 43168* 44032*
9 43689 44563 45455
10 44908 45807 46724
11 46112 47035 47976
12 47277 48223 49188
13 48597** 49569** 50561**
14 49773 50769 51785
15 51073 52095 53137
16 52248 53293 54359
17 53426 54495 55585
18 54582 55674 56788
19 55775 56891 58029
20 56391*** 57519*** 58670***
21 57575 58727 59902
22 58607 59780 60976
23 59744 60939 62158
24 60762 61978 63218
25 61851 63089 64351
26 62914 64173 65457
27 64001 65282 66588
28 65102 66405 67734
29 66207 67532 68883
30 67309 68656 70030
31 68402 69771 71167
32 69512 70903 72322
33 70623 72036 73477
34 71761 73197 74661
35 72895 74353 75841
36 74062 75544 77055
37 75210 76715 78250
38 76371 77899 79457
39 77515 79066 80648
40 78659 80233 81838
41 79809 81406 83035
42 80958 82578 84230
43 82106 83749 85424
44 83259 84925 86624
45 84410 86099 87821
46 85562 87274 89020
47 86719 88454 90224
48 87865*** 89623*** 91416***
49  89016*** 90797*** 92613***
50*  90168*** 91972*** 93812***

Soulbury Youth & Community Service Manager

SCP  01.09.17  01.09.18  01.09.19
1 35333 36040 36761
2 36489 37219 37964
3 37645 38398 39166
4 38824* 39601* 40394*
5 40023 40824 41641
6 41192 42016 42857
7 42388** 43236** 44101**
8 43747 44622 45515
9 44497 45387 46295
10 45654 46568 47500
11 46805 47742 48697
12 47958 48918 49897
13 49103 50086 51088
14 50259 51265 52291
15 51417 52446 53495
16 52578 53630 54703
17 53745 54820 55917
18 54904 56003 57124
19 56057 57179 58323
20 57235*** 58380*** 59548***
21 58435*** 59604*** 60797***
22 59663*** 60857*** 62075***
23 60915*** 62134*** 63377***
24 62194*** 63438*** 64707***

Soulbury Trainee Educational Psychologist (EP)

SCP  01.09.17  01.09.18  01.09.19
1 22955 23415 23884
2 24636 25129 25632
3 26314 26841 27378
4 27996 28556 29128
5 29675 30269 30875
6 31355 31983 32623

Soulbury Assistant Educational Psychologist (EP)

SCP  01.09.17  01.09.18  01.09.19
1 28218 28783 29359
2 29371 29959 30559
3 30523 31134 31757
4 31669 32303 32950

Soulbury Educational Psychologist A (EPA)

SCP  01.09.17  01.09.18  01.09.19
1 35731 36446 37175
2 37545 38296 39062
3 39359 40146 40949
4 41171 41994 42834
5 42984 43844 44721
6 44797 45693 46607
7 46504 47434 48383
8 48211 49175 50159
9 49810* 50806* 51822*
10 51411* 52439* 53488*
11 52903* 53961* 55040*

Soulbury Senior and Principal Educational Psychologist B (S and P EPB)

SCP  01.09.17  01.09.18  01.09.19
1 44797 45693 46607
2 46504 47434 48383
3 48211* 49175* 50159*
4 49810 50806 51822
5 51411 52439 53488
6 52903 53961 55040
7 53516 54586 55678
8 54661 55754 56869
9 55795 56911 58050
10 56950 58089 59251
11 58081 59243 60428
12 59235 60420 61628
13 60409 61617 62849
14 61543** 62774** 64029**
15 62731** 63986** 65266**
16 63908** 65186** 66490**
17 65093** 66395** 67723**
18 66276** 67602** 68954**

Lecturer Salary Scale - 201/19

With effect from the 1st September 2018

  Grade Scale  1.9.18 1.9.18  
    Point Basic LA Gross
Lecturers MGLEC 1 £18,695 £1,999 £20,693
  MGLEC 2 £19,860 £1,999 £21,858
  MGLEC 3 £21,039 £1,999 £23,038
* MGLEC 4 £22,208 £1,999 £24,206
  MGLEC 5 £23,369 £1,999 £25,367
  MGLEC 6 £24,537 £1,999 £26,536
  MGLEC 7 £25,718 £1,999 £27,716
  MGLEC 8 £26,880 £1,999 £28,878

Salary Scale 1-8 shall be used for lecturers covering the full range of duties detailed in the Lecturer job description.
                            
Progression will be by annual increment subject to satisfactory performance        
*Progression to scale 5 is subject to the achievement of a recognised adult teaching qualification - currently
 Diploma in Teaching in the Life-Long Learning Sector (DTLLS) or equivalent

Pay Spine for Leadership Group 2018/19

  Annual Salary Monthly Salary SCP Annual Salary Monthly Salary
SCP 01.09.17 01.09.17   01.09.18 01.09.18
L1 42,498 3,542 1 43,136 3,595
L2 43,486 3,624 2 44,139 3,678
L3 44,490 3,708 3 45,158 3,763
L4 45,525 3,794 4 46,208 3,851
L5 46,582 3,882 5 47,281 3,940
L6 47,667 3,972 6 48,383 4,032
L7 48,870 4,073 7 49,604 4,134
L8 49,924 4,160 8 50,673 4,223
L9 51,090 4,258 9 51,857 4,321
L10 52,325 4,360 10 53,110 4,426
L11 53,597 4,466 11 54,401 4,533
L12 54,766 4,564 12 55,588 4,632
L13 56,059 4,672 13 56,900 4,742
L14 57,370 4,781 14 58,231 4,853
L15 58,720 4,893 15 59,601 4,967
L16 60,202 5,017 16 61,106 5,092
L17 61,515 5,126 17 62,438 5,203
L18 62,985 5,249 18 63,930 5,328
L19 64,469 5,372 19 65,437 5,453
L20 65,988 5,499 20 66,978 5,582
L21 67,545 5,629 21 68,559 5,713
L22 69,139 5,762 22 70,177 5,848
L23 70,774 5,898 23 71,836 5,986
L24 72,454 6,038 24 73,541 6,128
L25 74,177 6,181 25 75,290 6,274
L26 75,934 6,328 26 77,074 6,423
L27 77,738 6,478 27 78,905 6,575
L28 79,591 6,633 28 80,785 6,732
L29 81,481 6,790 29 82,704 6,892
L30 83,432 6,953 30 84,684 7,057
L31 85,422 7,119 31 86,704 7,225
L32 87,461 7,288 32 88,773 7,398
L33 89,562 7,464 33 90,906 7,576
L34 91,697 7,641 34 93,073 7,756
L35 93,897 7,825 35 95,306 7,942
L36 96,141 8,012 36 97,584 8,132
L37 98,459 8,205 37 99,936 8,328
L38 100,817 8,401 38 102,330 8,528
L39 103,195 8,600 39 104,743 8,729
L40 105,697 8,808 40 107,283 8,940
L41 108,259 9,022 41 109,883 9,157
L42 110,887 9,241 42 112,551 9,379
L43 112,460 9,372 43 114,147 9,512

Leading practitioners pay range 2017/18

  1.9.17 1.9.18 Monthly  1.9.17 Monthly    1.9.18
Minimum 42,498 43,348 3,541.50 3,612.33
Maximum 62,985 64,245 5,248.75 5,353.75

 Pay scales for Qualified Classroom Teachers  (Main Scale)

      SCP Annual Salary Incl. LW Monthly Annual Salary Incl. LW    Monthly
Main Pay scales Main pay scales          
        1.9.17 1.9.17 1.9.18 1.9.18
      1 26,662 2,221.83 27,596 2,299.67
      2 28,315 2,359.58 29,307 2,442.25
      3 30,067 2,505.58 31,120 2,593.33
      4 31,929 2,660.75 33,047 2,753.92
      5 34,637 2,886.42 35,850 2,987.50
      6 37,645 3,137.08 38,963 3,246.92
Upper Pay Scales THR Grades             
               
1     1 39,519 3,293.25 40,310 3,359.17
2     2 40,981 3,415.08 41,801 3,483.42
3     3 42,498 3,541.50 43,348 3,612.33
4            
5            

Special Educational Needs Allowance

  1.9.17 1.9.18 Monthly    1.9.17 Monthly    1.9.18
Minimum 2106 2149 176 179
Maximum 4158 4242 347 354

 Teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) payments

TLR Payment 1  1.9.17 1.9.18 Monthly    1.9.17 Monthly    1.9.18
Minimum 7699 7853 641.58 654.42
Maximum 13027 13288 1085.58 1107.33
TLR Payment 2 1.9.17. 1.9.18. Monthly   1.9.17 Monthly    1.9.18
minimum 2667 2721 222 226.75
maximum 6515 6646 542.9 553.8
TLR Payment 3 1.9.17 1.9.18

Monthly 1.9.17

Monthly    1.9.18
minimum 529 540 44.1 45
maximum 2630 2683 219.2 18.27

 Scale for Unqualified Teachers - 2018/19

New grade name UQT
SCP Annual Salary Incl. LW Monthly Annual Salary Incl. LW Monthly
  1.9.17 1.9.17 1.9.18 1.9.18
1 19,749 1,645.75 20,441 1,703.42
2 21,684 1,807.00 22,443 1,870.25
3 23,618 1,968.17 24,445 2,037.08
4 25,555 2,129.58 26,450 2,204.17
5 27,487 2,290.58 28,450 2,370.83
6 29,422 2,451.83 30,452 2,537.67

 

The payscales and terms of employment for local government workers are set by the National Joint Council (NJC) for Local Government Services (642KB, PDF)

All pay scales include London weighting.

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Waltham Forest Town Hall
Forest Road
Walthamstow 
E17 4JF

Phone: 020 8496 3000
Email: wfdirect@walthamforest.gov.uk