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Suspending the headteacher (maintained schools)

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Last updated on 28 October 2016
School types: Maintained · School phases: All
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Can a governing body suspend the headteacher? We look at the School Staffing Regulations 2009 and local authority guidance on disciplinary procedures for headteachers. We also relay advice from One Education on the governing body's responsibilities.

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  1. 1 Power of the governing body to suspend the headteacher
  2. 2 Handling headteacher suspensions
  3. 3 Maintaining appropriate leadership during a suspension
  4. 4 The headteacher’s position as a governor during suspension
  5. 5 Communicating with the school community

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