Pay

Everything you need to know about pay, from salary scales to fixed-term contracts, timesheets and payslips.

Full-Time Equivalent Salary Scales (FTE)

UK salary scales

These salary scales are based on full-time members of staff who are working 35 hours per week.

If you work part-time, your salary is pro-rata and based on the number of hours you work per week. If you have any questions, please speak to your line manager who can advise.


Paris salary scales


Brussels salary scales

Rates of pay for Hourly Paid Lecturers (HPLs)

Hourly Paid Lecturers are paid for a specified number of contact hours at an hourly rate. This rate covers:

  • preparation
  • delivery
  • setting and marking coursework and examinations
  • any other related duties undertaken outside the contact hours specified by the school (including the presentation of an end-of-year report).

All payments are subject to appropriate tax and National Insurance deductions.

The Total Rate Paid hourly rate quoted is inclusive of all duties needed to be undertaken in order to perform the role you have been asked to do. There will be no additional payment to this hourly rate.

Find out more about HPL roles and associated rates


Hourly Paid Lecturers

Please note:

  • A separate timesheet claim form should be completed for each Guaranteed Minimum Hours (GMH) and Hourly Paid Lecturer (HPL) contract held
  • Hours worked must be claimed within 30 days of the work being undertaken. In exceptional circumstances, this can be extended to 90 days.

Be aware: failure to do either of the above may result in pay being withheld.

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Timesheet paid staff

Casual workers

Kent employs casual workers for a number of roles, including:

  • Student Ambassadors
  • Invigilators
  • Bar staff
  • Housekeeping
  • Library support officers.
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Kent Hospitality casual workers

In addition to the timesheet above, Kent Hospitality casual workers should complete the following with their team leader or manager:

Tier 4 student workers

Please note:

  • A separate timesheet claim form should be completed for each job held
  • Timesheets must be completed in full with precise dates of work
  • Hours worked must be claimed within 30 days of the work being undertaken. In exceptional circumstances, this can be extended to 90 days
  • Hours must be verified and signed by the Employing Manager before being submitted to HR
  • Hours must be submitted before the monthly payroll cut-off

Be aware: failure to do any of the above may result in pay being withheld.

Forms must be submitted to the HR Immigration Coordinator.  Batch spreadsheets cannot be accepted for Tier 4 student workers and their hours must be removed from the batch spreadsheets submitted to Payroll in order to avoid duplication.

Find out more on Tier 4 student workers at Kent.

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Pay-day and timesheet schedule

In general, pay day for Kent is the last day of each month; unless it falls on a weekend, in which case it is the Friday before.

In order to be included in any particular monthly payroll, all pay-related information and timesheet details must reach the Payroll Office no later than 17.00 on the cut-off date for that month.

New timesheet contracts need to be sent to HR by the 5th of the month.

Your school/department may have an earlier cut-off date for receipt of timesheets to allow time to check and authorise your pay.


Payment dates for the 2018/19 tax year

MonthCut Off TimesheetPay-runPay-day
February6 Febuary23 Febuary28 Febuary
March8 March 26 March 29 March 
April9 April 25 April30 April
May9 May25 May31 May
June8 June 26 June 29 June 
July9 July26 July 31 July 
August9 August28 August 31 August 
September10 September25 September28 September 
October10 October26 October31 October
November9 November27 November 30 November 
December30 November 18 December21 December
January10 January28 January31 January
February8 February25 February28 February
March8 March26 March29 March
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Payslips

Kent and Kent Union use a new online HR and Payroll system, StaffConnect, to provide all staff with online access to their key personal data, payslips and P60s.

Find out more about StaffConnect

Frequently Asked Questions about StaffConnect


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