£225 – £300

HR essentials for the school leader - London

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This course will ensure that participants become confident to lead and manage the employment life-cycle including understanding recruitment and selection – advertising, avoiding discrimination, equal opportunities, job descriptions and person specifications. Employment - offers, contracts and necessary checks and ending the employment relationship - contractual rights following resignation and dismissal.

Whether you are a head teacher, principal, governor or school business manager, you will:

  • Learn how to avoid discrimination and promote equal opportunities within the recruitment and selection process
  • Become familiar with the necessary pre-employment checks
  • Understand the elements of an effective disciplinary investigation
  • Understanding the role of an investigating officer
  • Learn to assess the difference between conduct and capability
  • Understand when to suspend an employee
  • Understand the difference between misconduct and gross misconduct
  • Learn about the requirements of a disciplinary hearing
  • Understand the importance of having a grievance policy
  • Learn how to deal with a grievance informally
  • Learn how to recognise a formal grievance
  • Understand how to hold an effective grievance meeting and how to conduct a grievance investigation and understand how to effectively manage an appeal

Providing a step-by-step guide, participants will leave the course with a better understanding of the general employment life-cycle including the formal processes involved in managing disciplinary and grievance procedures. Participants will be provided with an opportunity to reflect on a number of scenarios and examples to help build confidence and develop management strategies.

Facilitator: Jenny Salero

Please note that the start time shown allows for registration and refreshments, the course programme will be sent to each delegate via the email supplied with the final information.

Our courses are £225 for members of NAHT and NAHT Edge, and £300 for non-members.

Members of NAHT can enjoy our courses and conferences at a subsidised rate so join here today and start enjoying the benefits of membership.

Please do not book travel or accommodation without checking with the Professional Development team (events@naht.org.uk) that the course will be going ahead.

The NAHT has the right to cancel the course if insufficient bookings are received. The NAHT also reserves the right to change the venue prior to the scheduled date, and in this event will communicate any alterations as soon as possible.

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Do I need my membership number to book?

Yes. If you are booking a member place you will be required to enter the correct membership number. You can find your membership number by phoning membership on 0300 3030333 option 2.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

The Professional Development team can be contacted at events@naht.org.uk or 01444 472405.

Is my booking transferrable?

Bookings may only be transferred at the discretion of the Professional Development team. These will need to be made in writing to events@naht.org.uk before the event. Transfers and cancellations may be subject to a charge.

Cancellation fees:

Within 20 working days - 25% charge

Within 10 working days - 50% charge

Within 5 working days - 75% charge

Within 2 working days - 100% charge

Can I update my registration information?

Any updates to your booking must be made in writing to the Professional Development team at events@naht.org.uk

Does the name on the booking need to match the delegate?

The names of each individual delegate must be entered during the booking process along with a unique email address for each delegate as this will be used for the final confirmation.

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