Guidance

School workforce planning

Guidance for schools and academy trusts reviewing staff workforce structures.

Documents

School workforce planning guidance

Curriculum planning tool

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Curriculum planning tool

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Details

This guidance is for:

  • school leadership teams
  • school business managers and finance directors
  • executive headteachers
  • academy CEOs
  • governors and trustees

It applies to all schools.

It will help school leaders to review their staff structures regularly as part of annual school improvement, curriculum and financial planning.

Published 20 January 2017
Last updated 31 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated information about the teacher vacancy service and supply teacher framework.
  2. Updated 'School workforce planning guidance'.
  3. First published.