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Deputising for an absent headteacher

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updated on 2 January 2018
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Who can deputise for an absent headteacher? We look at the professional duty of deputy headteachers to deputise for the headteacher. We also relay advice from the DfE and ASCL on who should deputise where there's no deputy headteacher available.

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  1. 1 Deputy headteachers 
  2. 2 Where no deputy is available
  3. 3 Appointing an acting headteacher

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