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Advertising requirements: senior leaders

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Last updated on 17 March 2017
School types: Maintained, Academy · School phases: All
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Do schools have to advertise for senior leaders? Maintained schools must advertise headteacher or deputy headteacher posts unless they have good reason not to. We look at what might constitute a good reason and relay advertising advice for academies from the DfE.

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  1. 1 Headteacher and deputy headteacher vacancies
  2. 2 "Good reasons" not to advertise
  3. 3 Decisions on advertising
  4. 4 Internal candidates

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