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This is one of the employment-related ‘hot topics’ which Ofsted are currently interested in. You may wish to amend your single central records to include a section which allows you to demonstrate regular checks in relation to these issues.
This is one of the employment-related ‘hot topics’ which Ofsted are currently interested in. You may wish to amend your single central records to include a section which allows you to demonstrate regular checks are being carried out to identify whether any teachers are disqualified.
You may already be aware that last week the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled on two very significant cases regarding overtime and commission payments, and concluded that in certain circumstances these should be paid during holiday periods. We have prepared a brief summary below outlining the effect of these rulings and what they mean for schools
Succession planning aims to secure effective leadership throughout the school hierarchy, with a plan extending into the future to cope with anticipated and potentially unexpected changes in senior personnel. An integral part of this is appointing a headteacher with the most relevant skill set to lead a school/academy on each stage of the journey of improvement
Shared Parental Leave (SPL) is a new right that is due to come into force on 1st December 2014 and will enable eligible mothers, fathers, partners and adopters to choose how to share time off work after their child is born or placed. This could mean that the mother or adopter shares some of the leave with her partner, perhaps returning to work for part of the time and then resuming leave at a later date.
The UK's headteachers are almost unanimous in saying they do not have enough time to implement their vision for schools, according to a poll by Judicium Education, the school support services company. Read more