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Staff Absence Insurance

Staff Absence Insurance

This is a flexible insurance scheme that is only available if your school has also bought one of our annual HR Advice and Support packages and Payroll Services. To ensure equity within the scheme, all member schools are expected to demonstrate, that they are taking all reasonable efforts to minimise staff absences by adhering to the appropriate school policies and procedures effectively.

The scheme helps schools secure income towards the cost of cover for absent staff without the exclusions associated with some private sector products.

Please note, if you wish to join the scheme mid-year, we would have to look at pre-existing absences and any maternity cases.

The scheme is flexible and adaptable to suit the needs of your school. There are two levels of cover: standard and premium, view the different packages available within the two levels [PDF].

The charges for the scheme are set out in the price tables (available to view on the Online Interactive Ordering system).

Costs of teacher and school support staff cover are based on prices per staff member on roll for primary and secondary schools. Special school costs are based on weighted profile.

This is a fully comprehensive package, with no hidden costs or surcharges, from a supplier you have worked with for a number of years and can trust.

What we offer

  • Both levels of package cover sickness, jury service, suspension and paternity leave for staff on maternity and adoption leave.
  • The scheme covers teachers, teaching and classroom assistants, secretarial and clerical staff, technicians, librarians, midday supervisors and out of school club employees employed by the school. 
  • The following categories of staff are not included: DSO staff, caretakers, site managers. 
  • Schools may claim for staff making a phased return from long term sickness absence. 
  • Supplementary quotations are available from Payroll Services on request for kitchen staff or cleaners employed by the school.
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Staff Absence Insurance Contact

Jo Bray
0115 977 4205 / 0115 977 3200

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