Case Studies

These case studies show examples of real teachers in different stages of their career, talking about their lives at work, in retirement and their teachers' pension. After all, pensions are all about people.

Eve

Status: Active | Role: Full-time reception school teacher

Eve is 26 and has just started her teaching career.

James

Status: Active | Role: Full-time secondary school teacher

James is 35 and has worked as a full-time secondary school history teacher for nine years.

Joy

Status: Active | Role: Full-time Head of Department

Joy is 45 and is currently a full-time Head of Department and has been contributing to her teacher’s pension for 14 years.

Louise

Status: Active | Role: Full-time primary school teacher

Louise is 50. She is a full-time primary school teacher and has been teaching for 23 years.

Helen

Status: Active | Role: Part-time junior school teacher

Helen is 54. She is a part-time junior school teacher and is currently contributing to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

John

Status: Retired | Role: Headteacher

John is 65 and is a retired Headteacher. He has been receiving his teacher’s pension for the last five years after retiring at his Normal Pension Age of 60.

Barry

Status: Retired | Role: Secondary school teacher

Barry is 74 and is a retired secondary school teacher. He spent 22 years in teaching and has been receiving a teacher’s pension for 27 years after taking Ill-health Retirement.

Julie

Status: Phased Retirement | Role: Primary school teacher

Julie is currently in receipt of Phased Retirement pension benefits.

Sarah

Status: Phased Retirement | Role: Secondary science teacher

Sarah is currently taking Phased Retirement whilst also continuing to teach on a reduced contract.

Last Updated: 11/03/2021 14:19

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