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Friday, December 15, 2006

Librarians face pay cuts by Elizabeth Buie

"School librarians are warning that the single status job evaluation process is leading to pay cuts in some authorities and a potential exodus from the profession. There have been accusations that the whole exercise is flawed because it fails to recognise the educational role of school librarians. In North Lanarkshire, where the evaluation process has been completed earlier than in some other authorities, school librarians have been put down a grade. This means that although the basic salary of around 20,000 pounds will be conserved for three years, thereafter it will drop to 17,000 pounds"...more in TES Scotland

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