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Capability of school teaching staff : Guidance for schools

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Welsh Government
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  • Education

Abstract

Capability of school teaching staff Guidance for schools Guidance Guidance document no: 111/2013 Date of issue: November 2013 Audience Governing bodies of maintained schools in Wales, local authorities, diocesan authorities, headteachers, teachers, teacher unions and regional consortia. Overview This document offers guidance to schools, governing bodies, local authorities, diocesan authorities, headteachers, teachers and trade unions on the management of teaching staff who may be subject to capability procedures. Headteachers and support staff are subject to separate capability procedures. Action All governing bodies and headteachers shall have regard to this required guidance when reviewing and implementing procedures for the management of capability procedures. Further Enquiries about this document should be directed to: information Workforce Team Department for Education and Skills Welsh Government Cathays Park Cardiff CF10 3NQ e-mail: [email protected] Additional This document can be accessed from the Welsh Government’s copies website at www.wales.gov.uk/educationandskills Capability of school teaching staff Digital ISBN 978 0 7504 9671 1 WG19211 © Crown copyright 2013 1 Capability of school teaching staff Guidance document number: 111/2013 Date of issue: November 2013 Contents Part 1 3 Introduction 3 Managing performance 4 Performance management 4 Raising unsatisfactory performance 6 Raising unsatisfactory performance as an issue 6 Clarifying the issue 6 Capability or misconduct? 6 General principles 8 Values 8 Procedures 8 Actions 9 Records and monitoring 10 Progress towards improving performance 11 Misconduct 11 Disability 12 Confidentiality 12 Representative 12 Exceptional circumstances 13 Roles and responsibilities 14 Teaching staff 14 Role of the representative 14 Role of the line manager 14 Role of the headteacher 15 Role of the governing body

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