Coronavirus: returning to school after a deathThe death of a headteacher, teacher or staff member will be felt deeply by the entire school and trust community. It can be difficult for pupils and staff to adjust to someone new filling the role of the deceased – here are some tips to help you and others in your schools to get through this difficult transition.
Inducting your new staff: checklistUse our induction checklist to manage new staff induction across your trust. Implement our tips to help you make sure your new staff feel supported and can hit the ground running.
Model agreement for working with trade unionsThere's a model agreement for trade union recognition and negotiations, and a model constitution for a joint consultative and negotiation committee (JCNC). Use these to save time and help meet your responsibilities for working with unions.
Moving staff between schools in a MATMany multi-academy trusts (MATs) get staff to work across schools, or move between schools. Read on for advice on how to manage this - whether it's moving around on a day-to-day basis or moving someone to a new role in another school.
Setting headteacher objectivesHeadteacher or head of school appraisal will often be led by the line manager - so the CEO or executive headteacher, depending on your structure. Use our guidance to help you set challenging, SMART objectives for the headteacher.
What you need to publish about time off for union repsUpdatedYou must publish information about union officials' time off for trade union duties and activities by 31 July. Download our template to help you comply and read guidance on the circumstances when union reps are entitled to ask for time off.