Assessment of Impact of NJC Pay Award on Somerset Special Schools

The support  staff pay award will be a significant cost pressure for Somerset Special Schools  in comparison to no increase in funding for 2018/19.  This is in marked contrast to the  situation for mainstream schools, where the impact is less and the funding increase is  more. Given that this is a two year pay award, it may be timely to undertake some benchmarking  within and beyond in relation to support staff grades and roles, and the cost effectiveness of different staffing models for different types of need. This would be advisable before engaging with the LA over the inequity of the cash freeze on funding for special school.

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Posted by on February 22nd 2018

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