National Pay Award for Staff on NJC Terms and Conditions

Discussions around the pay award for 2020 have now been concluded and the revised pay spine was published in August 2020.  The award applies from 1 April 2020 so increases in pay must be backdated to this date.  The agreement reached is for a 2.75% increase on all spinal column points and the revised grades are available below.

Useful documents

Pay Grades as of 1st April 2020

Pay and Salary Calculator 2020 - NJC

Band vs Grade table and examples

National Pay Award Confirmation for Staff on Teachers Terms and Conditions

NYCC model pay policy and associated guidance is available below. NYCC’s position regarding the recommended reference pay points for the main pay range have now been published and included in the policy.


Tax Office Details

If you have a query about personal tax code and need to contact HM Revenue & Customs ( HMRC ) the following information may be useful:

Address: Pay As You Earn and Self-Assessment, HM Revenue & Customs, BX9 1AS
Telephone number: 0300 200 3300

You should quote your national insurance and NYCC's Tax Office Reference Number: 406/N8001 when making contact.

Useful Documents

Pay Policies and Supporting Documents

Model Pay Policy 2020-2021

Model Pay Policy 2020-2021 - SEE THE CHANGES compared to the 2019-2020 version

Model Pay Policy 2020-2021 Guidance for Headteachers and Governing Bodies

Gender Pay Gap Guidance - December 2018

Application to be paid on the Upper Pay Range - Template

Intermediaries Regulations

Intermediaries Regulations FAQs


Pay and Allowances

NQT Advance Payment Application Form

Minibus Drivers Allowance

Pay Appeal Outcome Letter

Pay Hearing Outcome Letter

Interpreting your P60

Teachers' Pensions

Equal Pay Audit