Teachers' pension advice

Get specialist advice for life after the classroom

The Teachers’ Pension Scheme offers great benefits to hard-working educators across the UK, but it isn’t always the easiest to understand.

Below you can find out how you can make the most of your pension and plan for your retirement with our handy guides for teachers. Or, for more personal advice, you can speak to a Wesleyan Financial Services Consultant who specialises in the teaching profession.

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Teachers’ Pension Scheme guide

Pensions can be complicated at the best of times, and the Teachers’ Pension Scheme is no exception. Discover the ins and outs of the scheme, including how much you pay in and the benefits you might be entitled to.

Changes to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Stay up to date with the latest changes to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, including the current contribution rates for you and your employer, pension benefit updates and the latest information on the McCloud Judgement.

Retirement planning guide for teachers 

Get prepared for life beyond the classroom, with specialist advice on the complexities of retirement planning, your options for retirement, and how you can make the most of your Teachers’ Pension and retirement income.

Lessons on pensions

Understanding lump sums 

As part of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, you can enjoy up to 25% of your pot as a tax-free lump sum. 

Teachers’ pensions and early retirement 

See how you can enjoy more free time in your later years with answers to the most asked questions on retiring early.

What happens to my teachers’ pension when I die?

We know it’s not nice to think about, but it’s always a good idea to know what happens to your Teachers’ Pension when you die.