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Headteacher's position on the governing board

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Last updated on 4 April 2018
School types: Maintained, Special, Academy · School phases: All
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It’s important to understand the headteacher’s role on the governing board, so that you can work constructively with them. Use this article to understand the rules around their rights to be a governor, and membership and voting rights in different situations, so your board can get this right.

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Contents

  1. 1 Headteacher's right to be a governor
  2. 2 Role on the governing board
  3. 3 Acting headteachers
  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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