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Role comparison: headteacher vs head of school

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Last updated on 19 September 2017
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What is the difference between a headteacher and a head of school? We summarise insight from one of our associate education experts. We also compare the 2 roles by referring to the STPCD and examples of job descriptions, and relay advice on setting pay for heads of school.

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  1. 1 Expert insight into differences
  2. 2 STPCD: conditions of service
  3. 3 Pay for a head of school
  4. 4 Headteacher job descriptions: examples
  5. 5 Head of school job descriptions: examples

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