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  • Determining and reviewing headteacher pay Make sure you know how to set pay ranges for headteachers, including in special schools, and when you can change their pay ranges. Read guidance on when you can give additional payments, and how you should pay those in an acting role.
  • Headteacher pay progression: FAQs This article addresses frequently asked questions (FAQs) about headteacher pay progression. It looks at whether the pay committee can refuse a recommendation, whether pay can be increased without objectives being met, and when pay decisions take effect.
  • Paying headteachers above the headteacher group Can we set the headteacher's pay range above the headteacher group? This article sets out the DfE's guidance on setting the pay range above the headteacher group. It explains the process for exceeding the group maximum by more than 25%, and possible reasons why this would be appropriate.
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  • How to monitor and support headteacher wellbeing As a chair, be clear on how you can monitor your headteacher’s wellbeing and make sure they feel supported – both during coronavirus and beyond.
  • How to support a new headteacher As a chair, be clear on how you can support your new headteacher (including in light of coronavirus) and induct them effectively. Download our checklist to help you keep track of what you need to do.
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