Each grade has a set of criteria which describes the entry level to that grade. If you want to apply for a promotion (and for support staff and professional & managerial staff, it has been confirmed that your job is needed at a higher grade), you will need to provide evidence to show how you meet these criteria.
Each set of criteria also comes with an accompanying set of guidance notes which will help to ensure that you interpret and address the criteria correctly. We strongly recommend that you read these notes before starting your application.
Grade 7 - If you wish to apply for promotion to grade 7, please use the former criteria.
Support and Professional & Managerial criteria
We will be further streamlining the process for support staff and professional & managerial staff. Pending these changes, the current application process, criteria and guidance will continue to be used: