3.1 Principals’ Remuneration

3.1 A Principal’s core remuneration shall comprise the school roll-based salary component (U grade) specified in clause 3.1.1 and the staffing based salary component (supplementary) specified in clause 3.1.2, the decile payment (where applicable) in clause 3.1.3, the Area School Principal’s Payment in clause 3.8 and the Area School Principals’ Career Structure payment (where applicable) in clause 4.4.

3.1.1 The Principal’s salary shall be determined in accordance with the grade of the school (i.e. U1-U16):

School roll based salary component (U-grades)

U-GradeRoll SizeRates effective
2 June 2018
Rates effective
20 August 2019
Rates effective
20 August 2020
Rates effective
20 August 2021
U1 1-50 $82,109 $92,403 $95,175 $98,031
U2 1-100 $89,712 $92,403 $95,175 $98,031
U3 101-150 $97,161 $100,076 $103,078 $106,170
U4 151-300 $104,774 $107,917 $111,155 $114,489
U5 301-500 $112,387 $115,759 $119,231 $122,808
U6 501-675 $116,739 $120,241 $123,848 $127,564
U7 676-850 $121,270 $124,908 $128,655 $132,515
U8 851-1025 $125,803 $129,577 $133,464 $137,468
U9 1026-1200 $128,884 $132,751 $136,733 $140,835
U10 1201-1400 $131,964 $135,923 $140,001 $144,201
U11 1401-1600 $136,460 $140,554 $144,770 $149,114
U12 1601-1800 $140,957 $145,186 $149,541 $154,028
U13 1801-2000 $145,161 $149,516 $154,001 $158,621
U14 2001-2200 $149,366 $153,847 $158,462 $163,216
U15 2201-2400 $153,046 $157,637 $162,367 $167,237
U16 2401+ $156,727 $161,429 $166,272 $171,260

 3.1.2 Staffing based salary component

In addition to the school roll-based salary specified in 3.1.1, the Principal's core remuneration shall include the staffing-based salary calculated according to the following formula:

Total Teacher Staff (TTS)Rates effective
2 June 2018
Rates effective
20 August 2019
Rates effective
20 August 2020
Rates effective
20 August 2021
≤13 ($752*TTS) + $2,929 ($775*TTS) + $3,017 ($798*TTS) + $3,107 ($822*TTS) + $3,201
>13 ($149*TTS) + $11,193 ($153*TTS) + $11,529 ($158*TTS) + $11,875 ($162*TTS) + $12,231

The staffing funding component is based on total teacher staffing that includes entitlement, attached and additional staffing, in addition to entitlement staffing transfer, teacher specific time allowances and staffing for attached units under Boards of Trustees as determined in the Ministry staffing notice. It does not include teachers who may be employed above entitlement from a Board’s operations funding.

Note 1: Total Teaching Staff (TTS) shall be based upon the higher of the GMFS staffing notice of the confirmed staffing allocation as on 1 March in the following year, as per the Ministry staffing notice.

Note 2: Any Principal who continues to be eligible for the grandparenting of the previous supplementary grant formula as per the conditions of the promulgated Area Principals IEC1998, shall have this formula used to calculate the salary entitlement under 3.1.2, according to any conditions relating to that grandparenting applying at that time.

3.1.3 Decile Funding
Principals in decile 1-4 schools shall be paid an amount in addition to base salary as specified in 3.1.1 and 3.1.2 above, according to the following tables:

Decile Funding – Decile 1 or 2 School

U-GradeRate effective
2 June 2018
Rate effective
20 August 2019
1 $3,855 $4,375
2 $4,375 $4,375
3 $4,746 $4,746
4 $5,116 $5,116
5 $5,488 $5,488
6 $5,709 $5,709
7 $5,709 $5,709
8 $6,155 $6,155
9 $6,155 $6,155
10 $6,451 $6,451
11 $6,451 $6,451
12 $6,674 $6,674
13 $6,674 $6,674
14 $6,674 $6,674

 

Decile Funding – Decile 3 or 4 School

U-GradeRate effective
2 June 2018
Rate effective
20 August 2019
1 $1,928 $2,187
2 $2,187 $2,187
3 $2,372 $2,372
4 $2,559 $2,559
5 $2,743 $2,743
6 $2,855 $2,855
7 $2,855 $2,855
8 $3,078 $3,078
9 $3,078 $3,078
10 $3,225 $3,225
11 $3,225 $3,225
12 $3,336 $3,336
13 $3,336 $3,336
14 $3,336 $3,336

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