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Advertising requirements for teachers

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Last updated on 7 April 2017
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Must schools advertise and conduct a selection process for teaching posts? Schools are not required to advertise and conduct a selection process for teaching or support staff posts, but it is "strongly advisable". We look at DfE guidance, and relay advice from ACAS and one of our associate experts.

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  1. 1 No requirement to advertise teaching posts
  2. 2 Making a fixed-term contract permanent
  3. 3 Internally or externally

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