Teaching Staff

This page is created as part of the Head Teachers Hub, you will find information on the topics below relevant to your Teaching Staff.

Discipline Framework

Where a teacher’s performance or conduct is such as to give rise to serious concern, disciplinary action may be taken by the authority in accordance with its locally agreed disciplinary procedures. These procedures should conform with the framework set out in the document below.

Employee Change Forms

Employee Change Forms have been developed as a replacement of the Notification of Change Form. Managers who are based in Schools and Family Learning Centres such as Head Teachers, Depute Head Teachers, Head of Centres will be on a different email domain and such should use the form for email ending northlan.org.uk The forms can be accessed on the Employee Changes-MS Forms page.

Faster Payments

A guide on faster payments for managers can be found here.

General Manager Guidance

A more in-depth section for managers guidance can be located within the Managers Guidance section.

Grievance Framework

Grievance procedures provide a mechanism whereby problems in relation to work, the working environment or working relationships can be raised and addressed. These problems should be dealt with speedily and fairly before they can develop into major problems or, potentially, collective disputes.
Grievance Framwork for Teachers - Revised Feb 23 Final
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Higher Duties

Information on Higher Duties can be found on the SNCT website, and within the documents below.
Reg 14 - Teacher Higher Duties Form
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Date modified: 21-10-2019
Employee Guidance Reg 14 Responsibility Allowances (Teachers)
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Date modified: 23-01-2024

Job Share

If an employee is considering reducing there hours or another flexible working option you can find information on the councils Smarter Working Policy. For teachers considering Job Share options please refer to the below document.
F13 - Job Sharing Scheme for Teachers
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Leave & Absence

Find information relating to relevant types of leave accessible to teachers and associated professions. This includes entitlements around sick leave, family friendly leave and annual leave as well as details relating to special leave and career breaks. Leave & Absence for Teachers & Associated Professionals page

Leaving NLC

Whether retiring or leaving NLC there are some things employees need to be aware of to ensure they get the correct pay on their departure and all parties know well in advance of the agreed leaving date. Information on how final pay is calculated can be found here. Visit the Leaving NLC for Teachers & Associated Professionals page for details the process and procedures to be used when an employee is leaving.

Managing Attendance

Below are details of the sickness absence procedures for teachers and associated professionals.
How to end a Sickness Absence on mySelf
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Teachers Sickness Notification Procedure
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Teachers Payment for Absence
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F8 - Managing Attendance Policy (Teachers)
Version: 1.0 - 03-2011
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Date modified: 13-11-2019
F8 - Managing Attendance Guidance Note (Teachers)
Version: 1.0 - 11-2011
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Date modified: 13-11-2019

Pay Deadlines

Below you will find the pay schedules and service deadlines, including iTrent open and close dates for the 2022-2023 period. If you are looking for deadlines to submit information to the Employee Service Centre you should refer to document entitled “ Service Payrun Deadlines” If you are looking for deadlines for claims submitted through myself you should refer to Payrun Deadlines for myself/myTeam.

Pay Scales

Information on Pay Scales for Teachers & Associated Professionals can be found on the Pay scales, calculations & deductions for Teachers & Associated Professionals page.


All information on pensions for teachers can be found on the SPPA website.


Managers can find information regarding recruitment and the recruitment process here.

Time & Expenses (mySelf)

Information for Employees on how to submit a claim for a Temporary Teacher Payment can be found here.

Time & Expenses (myTeam)

Information for managers on how to review, approve, and reject claims on myTeam for Temporary Teacher Payments can be found here.