CIPP UK: Payroll for educational establishments
Anyone responsible for administering payrolls for schools, colleges and other education providers are faced with an additional array of contractual considerations which require a good working knowledge to successfully navigate.
This course covers in detail the remuneration packages for teachers and non-teachers and details the various allowances and other factors to consider when administering their reward packages, including maternity leave, minimum wage and starters and leavers. The principles and rates for both the Local Government Pension Scheme (LPGS) and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) are also explored.
Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for delegates that have the following suggested roles:
- Payroll Co-ordinators
- Payroll Supervisor
- Payroll Managers
- HR Professionals
If you are responsible for administering payrolls for educational establishments either in-house or for a payroll bureau or accountancy firm you may also benefit from this course.
What will you achieve?
The course focuses on contractual elements of payroll for schools, colleges and universities and will provide delegates with an appreciation of the various general and specific aspects of procedures and processing of school payroll and will aim to provide guidance around the implications of the statutory and contractual provisions for various groups of workers in schools.
- Know of various general and specific aspects of procedures and processing of school payroll
- Understand implications of the statutory and contractual provisions for various groups of workers in schools.
What will be covered?
Outline the key principles of educational establishment payrolls:
- Defining key terms applicable to educational establishment payrolls
- Summarising the Green Book and Burgundy book
- Correlating working time to the school term calendar
Summarising the current National Minimum Wage (NMW) & National Living Wage (NLW) provisions:
- List current NMW & NLW rates
- Clarify apprentices who should be on apprentice rate of NMW
Administering remuneration packages for non-teachers:
- Listing the applicable pay spines for non-teachers
- Identifying the routes for pay progression for non-teachers
- Distinguishing inner and outer London Weighting Allowances
Administering remuneration packages for teachers:
- Identifying the salary determination and notification requirements for teachers
- Calculating the pro-rata of salary for part-time teachers
- Listing the pay spines used for teacher remuneration
- Summarising the allowances & additional payments applicable for eligible teachers
- Explaining the processing considerations for starters and leavers for teachers pay
Administering Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS):
- Outlining the three types of TPS membership
- Listing the employee & employer’s rates for TPS
- Identifying the pensionable pay elements under TPS rules
- Summarising the annual return completion requirements
Administering Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS):
- Listing the employee & employer’s rates for LGPS
- Identifying the pensionable pay and principles of CARE scheme rules
- Outlining the principles of the 50/50 scheme option
- Defining Assumed Pensionable Pay (APP)
Summarising the maternity pay and leave rules:
- Outlining the maternity leave & pay categories & entitlement for teachers
- Outlining the maternity leave & pay entitlement for support staff
This one-day training course is essential for anyone that has to process payroll for education establishments in the UK.
**This course is not included in the GPA Membership, Enhanced and Full-suite Memberships or the GPA Training Academy.
Before joining the CIPP as a full-time trainer in September 2019, Fiona worked in payroll in different organisations for over 9 years including her role as Assistant Group Payroll Manager for Breedon Group Services, the UK’s largest independent construction materials firm. Fiona holds the CIPP Foundation Degree in Payroll Management and the CIPD Diploma in HR Management and uses the knowledge gained in both of these within her training role to ensure that CIPP members have the information, skills and knowledge they need to keep up to date with the ever-changing payroll obligations.