Managing staff restructures

  • 6 key rules to remember when restructuring staff
    Reorganising staff in a school is different to restructuring in other organisations. As governors, you won't manage this process, but read the key rules and requirements here so you can support your headteacher effectively.
  • Managing your headteacher’s departure
    Be clear on how to make sure your headteacher has a smooth departure and how you can help maintain effective leadership following their exit. Use our template letter to share the news with parents and carers.
  • Restructuring your staff: governors' role
    Major restructures are strategic and part of your remit as a governor. Learn to challenge the need for a restructure and scrutinise plans. Also find questions to ask and get tips on supporting your headteacher through the process.
  • Staff restructure and redundancy: the process
    Understand what's involved in the reorganisation of your school's staffing structure. Get to grips with the steps of the process, your role in the planning stage and the rules around consultation and dismissal.