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Procedure for disciplining a headteacher

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Last updated on 11 January 2017
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What is the procedure for disciplining a headteacher? There is no set procedure for all schools to follow. We link to guidance from ACAS and look at examples of procedures from schools and a local authority. We also look at steps to take when a headteacher is suspected of misleading the governing body.

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Contents

  1. 1 There is no set procedure for disciplining a headteacher 
  2. 2 Responsibility to establish disciplinary procedures
  3. 3 Sample disciplinary procedure from an LA
  4. 4 Examples of disciplinary procedures from schools
  5. 5 Can the members of an academy trust instigate disciplinary procedures?
  6. 6 Can governors convene a disciplinary panel without LA support?
  7. 7 Instigating procedures when a headteacher has allegedly been untruthful

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