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Is there advice on conducting a school staffing review? This article has a KeyDoc that can be used to show how much schools spend on staff. We also link to guidance from LAs on reviewing staff structures, and look at the implications of a staffing review, including benchmarking and restructuring.

Reviewing staffing structures: guidance

Timeline for the process of a staffing structure review

A document from Oxfordshire County Council has guidance for its schools on reviewing staffing structure with a view to a potential restructure. 

Under the heading 'Getting started', on page 2, the document explains that:

A review of a school’s staffing structure should be conducted with a view to ensuring that the management and deployment of all employees and the allocation of responsibilities and duties is effective and focused on teaching and learning to raise standards.

Annex A of the document is an example of a timeline showing when different tasks should be completed and how long each

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