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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 Must we declare it when a teacher is dismissed due to capability? This article looks at the requirements in the school staffing regulations and the DfE’s staffing and employment advice for schools, and relays advice from the DfE and ASCL on sharing information about capability procedures.
  • 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.