Employment & conditions

  • Addressing concerns about the headteacher's conduct
    Understand how to manage concerns from staff, parents and governors about the headteacher’s conduct and actions, and get tips on how to maintain an effective relationship with your headteacher.
  • How to carry out capability procedures for your headteacher
    Understand your role in headteacher capability procedures. Be clear on what happens during the process, including during formal meetings, dismissals and appeals.
  • Staff disciplinary hearings: guidance and procedures
    Find out how to arrange a disciplinary hearing and put together a panel of governors. Read about best practice for conducting the hearing and making a decision. Know what the clerk needs to do to prepare for the hearing, including compiling evidence, communicating with witnesses and keeping a record.
Strike action 2 articles
  • Industrial action: FAQs Updated
    Get answers to your questions about strike action. Find out about the rights and responsibilities of staff in your school, and how your school should respond to industrial action.
  • Strikes: communicating with parents, staff and stakeholders
    Find out who your headteacher needs to inform about industrial action and school closures, and understand what your role is. Use our questions to ask your headteacher about talking to striking and non-striking staff.