Introducing the four stages of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
To make life easier, we’ve divided teachers up into the four separate groups below.
Now, obviously, a new teacher is also an active teacher and even retired teachers can return to teaching. What’s more, anyone can be planning their retirement at any age. So these terms are not definitive or restrictive or exclusive or in any way legal. They’re just there to save you from reading the entire website. If you're a new member, start by finding out more about the scheme.
So, which one best describes you?