Recruiting a New Headteacher
This guidance provides support for governing bodies engaging in the process of recruiting a new headteacher or principal. Much of the content is also relevant to the appointment of a deputy.
Specialist School Improvement and HR advice and support on recruitment and selection matters is available (EducationHR@strictlyeducation4s.co.uk or on 0800 073 4444 (option 3)).
Recruiting a New Headteacher or Principal
Model reference request form (alternative to above)
Guidance on assessment methods
National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers (links to Gov.uk)