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Tasks for resigning/retiring headteachers

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Last updated on 13 October 2016
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What tasks does a retiring/resigning headteacher need to do before leaving? Two of our associate education experts and the director of HR at a multi-academy trust explain the steps that a headteacher should take when preparing to vacate the post. We also link to further articles from The Key.

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  1. 1 Informing relevant bodies
  2. 2 Informing staff
  3. 3 Informing pupils, parents and other stakeholders
  4. 4 Supporting the recruitment process
  5. 5 Changing headteacher details
  6. 6 Ensuring that key documents are up-to-date
  7. 7 Handing over to the new headteacher

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