Recruitment processes

  • Governing board's role in appointing staff
    Understand the part your board plays in appointing headteachers, deputy headteachers and other members of staff in maintained schools and academies. Discover more about your safer recruitment responsibilities and how to remain strategic.
  • Recruitment checks: cheat sheet
    Do you know your DBS check from your section 128? Barred list check from prohibition from teaching? Learn the difference between the key recruitment checks, and why they're important.
  • Safer recruitment: role of the governing board
    Your board needs to confirm safer recruitment procedures are carried out in your school as part of it’s safeguarding responsibilities. Get to grips with what your role is, and how to do it.