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How are headteachers recruited?

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Last updated on 10 August 2016
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How are headteachers recruited? This article outlines the stages involved in recruiting a headteacher. It answers questions about different stages of the process, including whether someone from the LA must be on the panel, and whether the panel must stay the same throughout the process.

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  1. 1 Who is responsible for headteacher recruitment?
  2. 2 Notifying the LA
  3. 3 Advertising the vacancy
  4. 4 The selection panel
  5. 5 Shortlisting candidates
  6. 6 Interviewing candidates
  7. 7 Appointing the successful candidate

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