Question: Are Teachers Paid Term Time Only?


Unlike teachers, most support staff members are employed on a term-time only basis.

This means being paid only for the weeks that the school is open, eg 39 weeks, plus paid leave entitlement.

Is teacher salary pro rata?

Teachers are paid during the school holidays, but teachers do not have paid holidays, they are pro-rata.

Do you still get paid out of term time?

Most term-time employees are paid like teachers – they get their salary spread out throughout the year. So although you will earn less, there will not be long periods of time when you are earning nothing.

What is term time only?

Term-time means staff who work less than fifty-two weeks per year including holidays.

Do teachers get paid during the summer break?

Do Teachers Get Paid Over the Summer? Teacher pensions are complex. Teacher payroll schedules vary district-to-district: some allow workers to spread their 10-month salary over 12 months, while others don’t give any paycheck during the summer months, requiring teachers to budget, or in some cases, get a second job.

Are teachers paid during school holidays?

You will not receive and are not entitled to holiday pay. It is paid this way to make it convenient for teachers to budget. You are only paid for the 1265 hours you work as directed time. Thus you are free to find temporary employment in the holidays..if you have the energy!

Where are teachers paid the most?

Best-Paying States for High School Teachers

The states and districts that pay High School Teachers the highest mean salary are Alaska ($85,420), New York ($83,360), Connecticut ($78,810), California ($77,390), and New Jersey ($76,430).