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Maternity leave: changing role before or after

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Last updated on 24 January 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Can we ask someone to teach a different subject after maternity leave? We outline employees’ rights to return to their job after going on maternity leave, and relay advice from ACAS, ASCL and one of our experts. We also relay advice on changing a teacher’s role before adoption/maternity leave.

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  1. 1 Employee right to return to the same job after maternity leave
  2. 2 Returning to a different job
  3. 3 Changing a teacher's role before adoption/maternity leave

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