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Role comparison: assistant headteacher vs TLR holder

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Last updated on 5 February 2018
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What are the benefits of appointing an assistant headteacher instead of a TLR post? We summarise advice from an associate education expert on the advantages of appointing staff to each role, who says that schools should consider the intended responsibilities and focus of the role.

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  1. 1 Advantages of each role: expert guidance
  2. 2 Choose the role that matches the responsibilities
  3. 3 TLR holder: conditions of service
  4. 4 Assistant headteacher: conditions of service

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