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Fixed-term contracts: staff employed to work with a specific child

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Last updated on 11 December 2017
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Can we employ a TA on a fixed-term contract to work with a specific pupil? This article relays advice from Acas, ASCL, Edapt and one of our associate experts on using fixed-term contracts for TAs in this situation. We also link to guidance on notice periods and redundancy for fixed-term contracts.

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