Free school staffing issues
Guidance on free school staffing and pensions.
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These guidance documents give advice to free schools on the following staffing topics:
- pensions, and which pension schemes free schools must offer by law
- the conditions under which DfE will underwrite a principal designate’s salary
A principal designate is the person who is due to be the principal or headteacher when a free school opens.
Published: 27 May 2013
Updated: 21 April 2017
- Updated letter to free school trusts to clarify the conditions under which DfE will underwrite a principal designate’s salary.
- First published.