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Can staff sit on headteacher selection panels?

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Last updated on 20 December 2016
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Can staff sit on headteacher selection panels? This article relays advice from three of our associate education experts and ASCL on whether staff and/or staff governors can sit on headteacher selection panels. It also looks at guidance from local authorities.

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  1. 1 Rules on headteacher selection panels
  2. 2 Can school staff sit on selection panels?
  3. 3 Can a staff governor be on a headteacher selection panel?
  4. 4 Can staff sit on panels where there are internal candidates?

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