Appointments

General information

We are ready to support schools in the appointment of headteachers, provided dates are agreed in advance.  We can also provide support in appointing other senior leaders on request.

If you wish to include brief information about the Diocese of Chester to applicants, this can be found here.

For information about inducting new staff, click here.

Aided Schools

Controlled Schools

Academies and Multi-academy Trusts

Aided Schools

In an aided school, the governors are the employers of most of the staff.

Governors must ensure that staff have the correct contract of employment - LA contracts should NOT be used, but National Society contracts, downloadable below.

For advice on appointing a headteacher, click here.
For the headteacher application form, click here.
For the headteacher contract, click here.

For advice on appointing a deputy (or assistant) headteacher click here.
For the deputy (or assistant) headteacher application form, click here.
For the deputy (or assistant) headteacher contract, click here.

For advice on appointing a teacher, click here.
For the teacher application form, click here.
For the teacher contract click here.

For application forms for support staff click here.
For contracts for support staff in aided schools click here.

Controlled Schools

For advice on appointing a headteacher, click here.

Application forms and contracts should be supplied by the Local Authority.

Academies and Multi-academy Trusts

In an academy or MAT, the Trust is the employer of most of the staff.

Governors must ensure that staff have the correct contract of employment - LA contracts should NOT be used, but National Society contracts, downloadable below.

For a Chief Executive Officer contract, click here.

For a Principal/Headteacher contract, click here.

For a Teacher contract, click here.

For support staff contracts, click here.


School Support
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