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Statutory requirements for recruitment in schools

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Last updated on 26 October 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What are the legal obligations on schools when recruiting staff? We link to regulations and guidance on recruitment in schools, including the safeguarding requirements, looking at some of the legal obligations employers must adhere to during recruitment processes.

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  1. 1 Guidance for maintained schools
  2. 2 Academies and independent schools
  3. 3 Safeguarding requirements
  4. 4 Employer requirements
  5. 5 Complying with the Data Protection Act

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