Applications are now open for the £2,000 Mathematics and Physics Teacher Retention Payments

This pilot scheme gives eligible mathematics and physics teachers in the first five years of their career a £2,000 retention payment in the 2019 to 2020 and 2020 to 2021 academic years.

Eligible teachers can apply now for their first payment (see link below).

The deadline for applications is 28th February.

Teachers who meet the eligibility criteria in both years, will be able to claim two payments, totalling £4,000. This will involve a separate application process in each year for each payment. Payments will be made to teachers directly.

To be eligible, teachers must have completed either an undergraduate or postgraduate mathematics or physics related degree or initial teacher training course specialising in mathematics or physics. Teachers must also be employed in a state-funded secondary in the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber, or remaining Opportunity Areas, and can be employed on a full-time or part-time basis.


This article was submitted by the Department for Education (England)

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