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How are headteachers recruited?

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Last updated on 3 January 2018
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How are headteachers recruited? This article explains who is responsible for headteacher recruitment and outlines the stages involved in recruiting a headteacher, setting out advice from the Department for Education and one of our associate education experts.

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Contents

  1. 1 Responsibility for headteacher recruitment
  2. 2 Notifying the LA
  3. 3 Advertising
  4. 4 The selection panel
  5. 5 Shortlisting
  6. 6 Interviewing
  7. 7 Appointing the successful candidate

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