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Headteacher attending job interviews: should governors be told?

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Last updated on 28 March 2017
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Must governors be told if the headteacher is attending job interviews? We relay expert advice on whether the chair should tell governors that the headteacher is job-hunting. We also consider whether the headteacher is entitled to time off work to attend interviews.

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  1. 1 Headteacher has informed the chair 
  2. 2 Headteacher has informed another board member
  3. 3 Reasons to inform other governors
  4. 4 Job-hunting before a staffing restructure
  5. 5 Time off to attend interviews

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