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Last updated on 9 January 2017
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What advice is there for new deputy headteachers? This article relays advice from one of our associate experts on professional relationships, preparing to deputise, and mentoring. We also link to performance objectives for headteachers.

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  1. Advice for new deputy headteachers
  2. Deputy and assistant headteachers: responsibilities
  3. Continuing professional development for new deputy headteachers
  4. Performance objectives for deputy headteachers

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