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Headteacher retirement: notice periods

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Last updated on 19 May 2017
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What notice must a headteacher give before retiring? We link to the rules on headteacher notice periods set out in the Burgundy Book. We also relay guidance from ACAS on asking a headteacher to confirm their intention to retire before the start of the formal notice period.

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