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This section of the Human Resources Directorate website contains information for managers and administrators relating to fractional staff.

Fractional Teaching and Scholarship Staff Policy 
  • A statement of principles relating to all aspects of the employment of fractional staff
  • Includes fractional calculations (multipliers and plain-time), contracts of employment, variations of contracts, objective justification, grading issues.
  • This  Policy has undergone successful undergoing consultation with UCU; however two sections remain under discussion with UCU:
    • Additional office hours payments (sections 7 and 8) - following a request from UCU to extend additional office hours payments to G7 staff with large lecture groupsl
    • Fixed-term policy and objective justifications (section 17) - UCU have requested a review of the objective justifications used at SOAS and this review is currently being undertaken at Joint Interest Group (SOAS, UCU and UNISON) meetings. 
  Procedures and Flowcharts
  • Includes an update on the new procedures to be introduced in June 2013 for the next academic session 2013/2014. 
Frequently Asked Questions
  • Guidelines explaining various aspects of fractional employment
  • Includes recruitment, termination, calculations including examples, procedural adivce, contract variations, Graduate Teaching Assistants, advice on using the various fractional forms, performance management.
  • Forms  specifically relating to fractional employment 
Job descriptions
  • Template job descriptions which can only be varied where indicated 
Heads of Department Presentation 8 May 2013
  • A copy of an update given by Peter Mitchell, HR Director to Heads of Department on the 8 May 2013 HoDs Forum 
Service Level Agreement for Fractional Teachers
  • Service level agreement setting out responsibilities and performance standards for fractional teachers for HR, Payroll and faculties/IFCELS.

HR Directorate

July 2013