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Last updated on 22 March 2019
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Recruiting a headteacher is difficult, time-consuming, and it isn't always successful despite your best efforts. Here's some advice on how to start over if it's not going well and you can't turn it around.

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  1. It's tough out there 
  2. Keep the school running smoothly while you search
  3. Tweak the advertising
  4. Sweeten the recruitment package
  5. Reconsider candidate selection
  6. Overhaul the interview process
  7. Ask the hard questions

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