Leave entitlements for staffUnderstand the statutory and additional leave entitlements an employer must provide for teachers and support staff.
Managing staff sickness absence and attendanceHow can schools reduce sickness absence by staff? We relay advice on making staff aware of absence procedures, keeping accurate absence records, and curbing the spread of illnesses. We also link to an article on getting value for money from staffing budgets.
Sick pay entitlements: teachersLearn about sick pay terms for teachers, including who the Burgundy Book terms apply to and what they cover. Also see the latest guidance on pay during self-isolation due to coronavirus.
Sick pay for support staffUpdatedFind out about statutory and occupational sick pay for your support staff, including who's entitled, what they're entitled to, who's not eligible, and how to calculate it.
Staff medical appointments during school hoursAre staff entitled to time off to attend medical appointments? We relay advice from Acas and ASCL on staff attending medical appointments during the school day. We also look at conditions of service for school staff, and examples of approaches from schools.
Staff sickness absence statisticsUpdatedSee the latest national statistics on teacher sickness absence, and learn how you can benchmark your school's sickness absence data with that of other schools.
Support staff: offering term-time holidaysMany schools don’t allow year-round support staff to take annual leave during the term, but we know some school leaders are questioning this approach. Read on to see why you might consider it, and what you’d need to do to make it happen.