Check your own procedures
Unlike with maintained schools, you've got freedom to set your own appraisal procedures in your trust. So refer to your procedures to decide:
- Who will set the objectives
- When objectives will be set in your appraisal process
Use the following guidelines, provided by our associate education experts and Michael Pain, CEO of Forum Strategy, to inform your objective setting.
Consider your scheme of delegation
What's the role of the LGB?
Make sure your scheme of delegation makes this clear. Local governors who were on the governing board before the school joined your trust may be used to conducting the headteacher appraisal but this may be