To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of teachers are on the (a) main, (b) upper, and (c) leadership pay scales in (i) the UK, (ii) each region of the UK and (iii) in each local authority.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
5 November 2018
The attached table provides the number and proportion of full and part-time regular teachers in service in state funded schools who are paid on the (a) main, (b) upper and (c) leadership pay ranges in each region, in each local authority and in England in November 2017. Within the table, the ‘Other’ column includes the leading practitioners and unqualified teachers pay ranges and the ‘Unknown’ column relates to invalid codes entered by schools during the collection process that were not amended by the schools after being identified as invalid.
Figures for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are a matter for the devolved administrations.
 Leading practitioners are qualified teachers who are employed in posts that the relevant body has determined have the primary purpose of modelling and leading improvement of teaching skills.
 Unqualified teachers are teachers who are not a qualified teacher and who is prescribed by Order under section 122(5) of the Act as a school teacher for the purposes of that section.