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The chair's relationship with the headteacher

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Last updated on 10 October 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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How can a chair establish a good working relationship with a headteacher? We relay advice from one of our associate experts and outline guidance with tips for working together. We also link to a case study on how a chair and headteacher worked together effectively.

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Contents

  1. 1 Getting the relationship off to a good start
  2. 2 Suggested topics to cover in the initial meetings
  3. 3 Suggestions for working together
  4. 4 Managing the relationship when the school is in difficulty
  5. 5 The chair is not the headteacher's line manager

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