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Last reviewed on 1 June 2021
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Understand the guidance around a part-time staff member attending meetings, including parent evenings, and training events such as INSET days. See the rules for teachers and support staff, and whether you should pro-rata attendance.

Teachers employed under the STPCD

The School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) sets out the terms of employment for certain teachers.

Days when the teacher usually works

Part-time teachers can be required to undertake work within their allocation of directed time "beyond that specified in the school's timetabled teaching week" on any day (or part of any day) on which they are required to work (page 84, section 3, paragraph 84).

However, part-time teachers should not have a greater proportion of their directed time allocated outside their normal sessions than is the case for full-time teachers (section 3, paragraph 86).

Part-time teachers cannot be required to attend work on days when they do

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