RIGA, Aug 17 (LETA) - Today, the government approved amendments to regulations on educator salaries, envisaging increase teacher, school principal and assistant principal salary increases as of September 1.
The lowest salaries will be raised by ten percent or LVL 25. As of September 1, teachers whose length of service is less than five years will face a pay hike from LVL 245 to LVL 270, those with ten or more - from LVL 255 to LVL 280.
Principal and assistant principal salaries will be raised by ten percent. According to the Education and Science Ministry's estimates, principal salaries will increase from LVL 45 to LVL 342, assistant principal salaries - from LVL 34 to LVL 240.
Educators earning the "Quality Level" status #4 will receive bonuses in the amount of eight percent or LVL 22 to LVL 50. Those with the "Quality Level" status #5 will receive bonuses in the amount of 12 percent or LVL 32 to LVL 72.