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Writing a person specification: template and guidance
Are there guidelines on writing person specifications? We point to LA guidance on writing person specifications and relay advice from One Education about writing person specifications. We have also created a person specification template that can be adapted for any school-based job.
KeyDoc: person specification
We have created a downloadable KeyDoc template that be used when writing a person specification.
The KeyDoc is designed as a generic template that can be adapted for any school-based role. The text that appears in brackets has been included as a prompt and should be replaced with the relevant details of the specific role or deleted as necessary.
The template includes a table to enter essential and desirable criteria for:
- Other requirements
The person specification also provides space to record how each of the criteria listed will be assessed.
How to write a person specification: LA guidance
The person specification is a profile of the personal skills, qualifications, abilities and experience you will look for in the recruitment and selection process. The criteria you decided on should relate
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