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Governing body involvement in appointing staff

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Last updated on 21 July 2016
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How involved should the governing body be in appointing staff? In this article, we refer to guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) on appointing staff. We also relay advice from One Education and one of our associate education experts.

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  1. 1 Delegating the appointment of staff
  2. 2 Which appointments should be delegated?
  3. 3 The governing body should be consulted when the post is new
  4. 4 What should the governing body do if it is not consulted on a new post?

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