Recruiting a new Headteacher? If you are a Surrey Maintained school, do you know what to do, who to contact and who needs to be involved?
Schools Alliance for Excellence (SAfE) have the commission from the LA to support headteacher appointments in all maintained schools at all stages of the recruitment process.
Once you have received written confirmation of the resignation from you Headteacher and before you start the process the recruitment process, the Governing Body must contact SAfE. This applies even if you are a faith school, although you must inform your diocese too.
We have produced a short video which explains the statutory requirements that must be adhered to. It also outlines what is expected of your Governing Body and what support you can expect from SAfE.
To view the screen cast please click on this link
SAfE can also provide bespoke support for governing bodies appointing a new Headteacher. For maintained schools this is provided at no cost to the school. Please contact the SAfE team for further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
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