Who can join?

If a person is involved in a role that is predominately a teaching role, is 16 or over and is not over 75, then they should be enrolled into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. This applies equally to people working full and part-time.

If you need to understand more on who is eligible to join the Scheme we’ve a factsheet (This link opens in a new window) covering:

  • What role does a teacher perform?
  • What is an organiser?
  • Who makes the decision on if an individual is eligible to join the Scheme?
Last Updated: 09/12/2021 16:45


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How to administer the scheme.