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Performance management of support staff

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Last updated on 28 June 2017
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Do support staff need to receive formal performance management? The DfE explains that there is no statutory requirement relating to support staff, but it is good practice. This article relays guidance on aspects such as appointing appraisers and dealing with underperformance.

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  1. 1 Performance management for support staff is not statutory
  2. 2 Support staff appraisal and development: guidance
  3. 3 Appointing appraisers for support staff
  4. 4 Can teachers be asked to appraise support staff?
  5. 5 Staff who refuse to take part in performance management
  6. 6 Dealing with underperformance: advice

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