Teachers to receive pay increase from Sept: MOE

SINGAPORE - More than 26,000 teachers and about 500 Allied Educators (AEDs) in several grades will receive a salary adjustment with effect from Sept 1, 2012.

According to a press statement by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the adjustments will "ensure that the salaries of our EOs and AEDs keep pace with the market and commensurate with their roles and responsibilities".

Teachers in various General Education Officer (GEO) and Senior Education Officer (SEO) grades will receive an 8 per cent pay increase of up to $550 and $830 respectively.

The AEDs in various grades will receive salary adjustments ranging from 5 per cent to 15 per cent. These Allied Educators can look forward to an increase of up to $700 in their monthly salaries.

Eligible officers will receive the salary adjustments from the September 2012 payroll onwards.

candicec@sph.com.sg

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