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Headteacher selection panel: who is eligible?

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Last updated on 13 December 2016
School types: Maintained · School phases: All
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Who can sit on the headteacher selection panel? The regulations for maintained schools prevent the headteacher, but not staff governors, from sitting on the panel. We look at whether a conflict of interest may restrict staff governor involvement, and at how non-governors can be involved.

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  1. 1 Can the outgoing headteacher sit on the selection panel?
  2. 2 Can staff governors sit on the selection panel?
  3. 3 Can associate members sit on the selection panel?
  4. 4 Can non-governors sit on the selection panel?

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