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Assistant headteacher: performance criteria

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Last updated on 20 December 2016
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What criteria can we use to judge outstanding performance by an assistant headteacher? One of our associate education experts gives examples. We also link to criteria from a school with outstanding leadership, and include a KeyDoc with descriptions of performance against the Teachers' Standards.

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  1. 1 Outstanding performance criteria
  2. 2 KeyDoc: assessing performance against the Teachers’ Standards
  3. 3 Leaders' standards from a school

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