Who’s who in your school: cheat sheet
A handy guide to the most common roles you’ll come across in your school, so you know who everyone is and what they’re responsible for.
Download our cheat sheet
Keep this handy so you can refer back to it to check who different people are in your school, and what their responsibilities are.
You might not have every role listed here in your school, and you might have additional ones, so feel free to edit and annotate as you like.
The cheat sheet covers:
- Leadership roles
- Teachers, support and admin staff
- Academy-specific governance roles
It includes a short description of the role, and the school type it’s relevant to (maintained or academy).
If you can't print it off right now, or prefer to be paperless, we've included all the information below.
Role Description School type Executive headteacher/principal In a maintained school, is appointed for