Staffing and employment: advice for schools

Guidance for managing staff and employment issues.


Staffing and employment advice for schools


This guidance applies to maintained schools and academies in England.

It is for:

  • school leaders, school staff and governing bodies
  • local authorities
  • academy trusts

It will help with managing staffing and employment issues, and making decisions. It replaces the statutory guidance from 2009, ‘Guidance on managing staff in schools’.

See also advice on flexible working in schools.

Published 24 February 2017