Statutory guidance to help schools make and manage staff appointments.
This statutory guidance is for:
- local authorities
- governing bodies
It applies to all local-authority-maintained schools.
Statutory guidance sets out what schools and local authorities must do to comply with the law. You should follow the guidance unless you have a very good reason not to.
The supplementary advice outlines schools’ responsibilities to check staff:
- criminal records
- prohibition orders
This guidance relates to the following legislation:
- The School Staffing (England) Regulations 2009
- The School Staffing (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012
- The School Staffing (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013