- Salaries for 5 teachers (inc. employers’ NI) £215,000
- Discretionary (“materials”) budget £1,500
There is a third item that is usually accounted separately, cost of cover staff. If the average teacher is off for 1 week per year – whether for illness, external training or other reasons, they are covered by a supply teacher costing the school around £200/day.
- £200 * 5 teachers * 5 days per year = £5,000/year.
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