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  • Capability action plan for teachers Use our template capability action plan to help you support a teacher that is judged to be underperforming.
  • Capability procedures: sharing information Whether or not you must declare when a teacher has been dismissed due to capability depends on the type of school. Read guidance, including advice from the DfE, ASCL and our associate education experts, and learn how the rules are different for support staff.
  • Support for a teacher judged to be underperforming Supporting an underperforming teacher can be difficult. Read this article for advice on how to approach informal capability procedures, setting improvement targets and providing effective support programmes. We also link to supporting documents, such as letters to send before and after meetings.