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Last updated on 24 July 2019
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School types: Maintained · School phases: All

The process for appointing and setting pay for a deputy headteacher is nearly identical to that for a headteacher. Download our model job description and understand the process for hiring new deputy heads as well as how to pay acting deputy heads.

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Contents

  1. Model job description and person specification
  2. Appoint a selection panel
  3. Follow the process
  4. Set the pay 
  5. Setting pay for new appointments: 3-stage process
  6. Paying acting deputy heads

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