Schools' Personnel Handbook

The Schools' Personnel Handbook

Chapter 1: Background to personnel management

  • trade union contact list
  • employment legislation

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Chapter 2: Recruitment and appointment

  • guidelines on advertising
  • code of practice for recruitment and supporting documentation
  • DBS policy and supporting documentation
  • management guidelines on the use of fixed term and temporary contracts
  • probationary review

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Chapter 3: Employment

  • guidance on the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD)
  • support staff pay and conditions
  • keeping children safe in education and supporting documentation
  • maternity, paternity and family related leave policy and forms
  • flexible working policy
  • TUPE guide
  • travel allowances
  • grievance procedure
  • allegations against teachers
  • handling unfair discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation
  • working alone in safety
  • home visits and violence to staff
  • smoking in the workplace
  • working time regulations
  • guidance on fertility treatment
  • schools confidential reporting policy
  • facilities for representatives of unions

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Chapter 4: Conduct, performance and capability

  • disciplinary procedure and supporting documentation
  • capability procedure
  • health and attendance policy
  • sickness absence – employee guidance

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Chapter 5: Leaving us

  • redundancy policy and supporting documentation
  • redeployment policy and supporting documentation
  • premature retirement of teachers

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