Additional payments for teaching: eligibility and payment details

We give additional payments to some teachers to encourage them to stay in the profession. Check the rules for who can claim and how payments are made.



These payments aim to increase recruitment and retention of teachers.

There is currently one payment you can claim:

You do not need to read this guidance to make a claim. We will work out if you can get the payment based on the answers you give when claiming.

We plan to accept claims for payments for teaching maths or physics from January 2020.

Published 5 November 2019
Last updated 29 November 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added eligibility and payment details for claim a payment for teaching maths or physics.
  2. First published.