Publication - Advice and guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for employers on one-off £400 payment for teachers

Published: 22 Jun 2021

Guidance for employers on the one-off exceptional £400 payment for teachers. Those eligible are teachers who are supporting the delivery of the Alternative Certification Model for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher qualifications in 2020/2021.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for employers on one-off £400 payment for teachers
Data management

Data management

Each employer is responsible for ensuring any processing of personal data complies with the relevant General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Education authority schools, Independent schools and grant-aided schools should collect and retain lists of all eligible staff who receive the payment. 

This data will include the names, national insurance number and the amount claimed for each individual. 

This data will be kept in compliance with any obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018 and any other legal obligations on providers in relation to personal data or sharing and retaining information.

In submitting this form the employer is declaring that numbers have been calculated based upon the eligibility criteria detailed in the guidance and that any payment made will be used as intended; to pay current and former staff who meet the eligibility criteria detailed in the guidance.

When the employer submits the form they are declaring:

  • numbers have been calculated based on the eligibility criteria detailed in the guidance
  • any payment made will be used to pay current and former staff who meet the eligibility criteria set out in the guidance 


 


Contact

teacherpayment400@gov.scot