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Last updated on 27 April 2017
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How can we ensure a proposed staffing role is necessary? We relay advice from our associate education experts on how governors can hold the headteacher to account over an additional staffing position. We also look at who should approve a new role and how to change existing roles.

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  1. Ensure there is a sound business case
  2. Consulting staff
  3. Governing body approval

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