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National standards of excellence for head teachers

National standards of excellence for head teachers

These standards are intended as non-statutory advice for head teachers, governing bodies and aspiring head teachers.

On 19 January 2015, the DfE published the new national standards of excellence for head teachers.

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Guarding against the capability procedure

Guarding against the capability procedure

Protecting yourself against inappropriate use of the capability procedure.

As a middle leader, your performance is reviewed and evaluated under the school’s performance management arrangements.

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Staff appraisal: a brief guide

Staff appraisal: a brief guide

The purpose of this guide is to help you focus on what you need to do in order to prepare for your appraisal

Your staff appraisal arrangements are particularly important as they help to shape your overall workload, your objectives, your continuing professional development, your career and your pay progression. 

25 September 2014/Number of views (8771)/Comments (0)/
Pay progression linked to performance

Pay progression linked to performance

School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

This advice summarises performance-related pay progression for teachers (main pay range (MPR), upper pay range (UPR), unqualified teachers and leading practitioners) and is based on the statutory provisions of the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD).

25 September 2014/Number of views (10124)/Comments (0)/
Performance management (Wales)

Performance management (Wales)

The main features of the current system

Performance management is controlled in Wales by the Appraisal Regulations of 2011.

04 September 2014/Number of views (11003)/Comments (0)/
Capability proceedings (Wales)

Capability proceedings (Wales)

Each school is required to have a capability policy in place

Teachers, leaders and support staff whose work does not satisfy the requirements of the practitioner standards in Wales or the professional code of the Education Workforce Council for Wales may find themselves subject to capability proceedings.

04 September 2014/Number of views (9701)/Comments (0)/
Senior leaders aspiring to headship

Senior leaders aspiring to headship

Advice for moving towards headship

If you're a senior leader who has been in one post for a significant period of time and would now like to move towards headship, the first step would be to have a conversation with your head teacher to discuss your intention and identify what support they can provide.

02 September 2014/Number of views (7978)/Comments (0)/
New to leadership

New to leadership

This advice looks at the skills aspiring leaders need to develop in order to carry out the role of head teacher effectively.

Senior leaders will be aware of the importance of developing effective leadership and management skills in preparation for their first headship of a school.

 

01 September 2014/Number of views (10713)/Comments (0)/
Raising a grievance: a brief guide

Raising a grievance: a brief guide

This advice sets out what a typical grievance amounts to

Grievances are concerns, problems or complaints; they are typically associated with your overall workload, working conditions or relationships with colleagues

01 September 2014/Number of views (8474)/Comments (0)/
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