Recruiting, inducting and managing teachers

Overseas-trained teachers, inductions, School Direct information, Childcare Act. Appraisals, employment advice, workforce planning.

  1. Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006

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

  2. Employing agency supply teachers

    Guidance on the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, covering the employment of supply teachers from agencies.

  3. Employing overseas-trained teachers from outside the EEA

    Guidance on the employment of overseas-trained teachers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

  4. European Schools recruitment

    We are not currently recruiting for teaching posts at European Schools.

  5. Flexible working in schools

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

  6. Golden Hello reimbursement: guidance for local authorities and academies

    How local authorities and academies can get reimbursed for the Golden Hello scheme.

  7. Handling strike action in schools

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

  8. Induction appeals procedures

    This document sets out the procedures for induction appeals and is intended for use by teachers, their representatives, employers, appropriate bodies and panel members hearing the appeals.

  9. Induction for newly qualified teachers (NQTs)

    Statutory guidance on NQT inductions for headteachers, school staff and governing bodies.

  10. Recruiting a headteacher

    A guide to help governors and trustees make effective decisions when recruiting and selecting headteachers and other school leaders.

  11. School workforce planning

    Guidance for schools and academy trusts reviewing staff workforce structures.

  12. Spanish Visiting Teachers Programme (SVTP)

    Opportunity for schools to recruit qualified modern foreign language (MFL) teachers from Spain.

  13. Staffing and employment: advice for schools

    Guidance for managing staff and employment issues.

  14. Teacher appraisal and capability: model policy

    Guidance for schools on appraisal and dismissal policies.

  15. Trade union facility time in schools

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

  16. Workload challenge: school research project funding and contacts

    Contact details of project leads for 2016 to 2017.