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Headteacher appointment: local authority involvement (maintained)

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Last updated on 14 February 2018
School types: Maintained · School phases: All
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Must the local authority be involved in appointing a headteacher? We summarise DfE guidance on local authority (LA) involvement in the appointment of a headteacher. We also look at whether a governing body must accept a candidate put forward by the LA as headteacher or executive headteacher.

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  1. 1 Notify the LA of a vacancy
  2. 2 LAs may be entitled to offer advice
  3. 3 Share shortlist with your LA
  4. 4 LAs putting forward a candidate

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