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Employing parents who have children at the school

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Last updated on 17 March 2017
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What should we consider when employing parents who have children at the school? We relay advice from a union, One Education, and two of our associate education experts on what to bear in mind when employing parents.

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  1. 1 Recruitment
  2. 2 Address potential problems early on
  3. 3 Avoid parents teaching their own child
  4. 4 Maintain confidentiality
  5. 5 Separate professional and parental roles
  6. 6 Managing friendships with other parents
  7. 7 Managing behaviour issues involving the child
  8. 8 Childcare
  9. 9 Accommodating individual needs
  10. 10 Handling problems

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