Based on the school workforce data for 2015, teachers get paid less working in secondary academies than they do working in LA maintained schools.
The difference looks relatively small on the above chart. But the differences are not trivial as shown below:
Looking at the difference between teachers’ pay in LA maintained secondary schools and secondary academies as percentage of maintained school pay:
In 2015, in an LA maintained secondary a teaching will be earning between about 1.5 per cent and 3.0 per cent more than a teacher in a secondary academy.
It is somewhat different for leadership. They get paid more in an academy than they do in a LA maintained school.
Looking at the differences in more detail:
On the basis of the 2015 workforce census data, teachers get paid less in academies than they do in LA maintained schools. While leadership gets paid more in academies.
Why is this? My analysis of privatisation would suggest that privatising capital leads to the exploitation of the workforce. Is this what we are seeing here?