Rights and conditions

Professional standards for TAs

Following the government's decision not to endorse them, ATL has decided to publish the new professional standards for teaching assistants created by members of ATL and other unions and education bodies.

Supply teacher employment rights: Wales

The following is a summary of the statutory rights of supply teachers in the maintained sector in Wales.

Teachers' employment rights summary: independent sector in Northern Ireland

The following is a summary of teachers' employment rights in independent schools in Northern Ireland. Your statutory rights are the minimum you are entitled to as an employee of the school. In some cases your contract will provide you with better terms and conditions and, if this is the case, those better terms and conditions will apply.

Academies: your employment rights

Whether your school is considering academy status, has already been given the go-ahead to convert, or is already an academy, ATL has advice on your rights and working conditions.

Fixed-term contracts

This page sets out advice and information for members working on fixed-term contracts.

Lecturers' employment rights summary: further education sector

The following is a summary of the key employment rights relevant to lecturers in the further education sector in Scotland.

Lecturers' employment rights summary: further education sector in England and Wales

The following is a summary of the key employment rights relevant to lecturers in the further education sector in England and Wales.