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Headteacher's position on the governing board

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Last updated on 23 June 2017
School types: Maintained, Special, Academy · School phases: All
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What is the headteacher’s role on the governing board? We look at the headteacher’s right to be a governor, and consider how headteachers work with the governing board. We also look at different models of headship, and how staff members can support the headteacher on the governing board.

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  1. 1 Headteacher's right to be a governor
  2. 2 Role on the governing board
  3. 3 Arrangements for different headship models
  4. 4 Can another staff member fill the headteacher's governor position?
  5. 5 Can a staff member fill in for the headteacher at one meeting?
  6. 6 Effective meetings: tips from the corporate sector

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