Recruiting and managing non-teaching school staff

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

  1. Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006

    Statutory guidance for schools about employing staff who have been disqualified from providing childcare.

  2. Flexible working in schools

    Guidance to help teachers, schools and employers make arrangements for flexible working.

  3. Handling strike action in schools

    Guidance on what to do when school staff go on strike.

  4. School business management competency framework

    Identify and understand the core competencies of being a school business manager.

  5. School workforce planning

    Guidance for schools and academy trusts reviewing staff workforce structures.

  6. Schools financial efficiency: benefits of workforce planning

    Information about the benefits of workforce planning in schools.

  7. Staffing and employment: advice for schools

    Guidance for managing staff and employment issues.

  8. Trade union facility time in schools

    Guidance explaining what facility time is and the Department for Education's expectations for schools managing facility time.