Recruiting and managing non-teaching school staff

Flexible working, handling strike action, employment issues, trade union facility time, classroom support staff, school business management.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006
  2. Staffing and employment: advice for schools
  3. Supervision of activity with children
  1. School workforce planning

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. Flexible working in schools

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. New support for flexible working in schools pledged at summit

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  2. £1 million to help schools recruit high-calibre governors

    • Department for Education
    • Press release
  3. New sports coach website launched for primary schools

    • Department for Education
    • Press release
  4. Ex-military personnel to drive up standards among disengaged pupils

    • Department for Education
    • Press release
  5. Written ministerial statement by Michael Gove on industrial action 30 November 2011

    • Department for Education
    • Written statement
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Policy and engagement

  1. Increasing flexible working in schools

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
  2. Sharing support staff across schools in a multi-academy trust

    • Closed organisation: Education Funding Agency
    • Case study
  3. Strategic deployment of staff makes school more efficient

    • Closed organisation: Education Funding Agency
    • Case study
  4. Finding efficiencies in support staff spending

    • Closed organisation: Education Funding Agency
    • Case study
  5. Staffing and employment advice for schools

    • Department for Education
    • Closed consultation
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Transparency

  1. School workforce in England: November 2015

    • Department for Education
    • National statistics
  2. School workforce in England: November 2013

    • Department for Education
    • National statistics
  3. School workforce in England: November 2014

    • Department for Education
    • National statistics
  4. School workforce in England: November 2011

    • Department for Education
    • National statistics
  5. Allegations of abuse against teachers and non-teaching staff

    • Department for Education
    • Research
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Organisations

  1. Department for Education