Noticeboard articles by author : Nigel Middleton

So what is your plan for handling a 10% budget cut if you have to?

Cuts of the scale now being spoken of in the press will inevitably lead to staffing reductions and, in many schools, the launch of redundancy procedures.  Schools will be required to set out clearly the financial challenges they face and consult with staff and the trade unions on their plans for addressing them.  In the […]

Last chance to book: Dealing with Underperforming Teachers, TLR Holders and Senior Leaders Under the New Ofsted Framework – What Heads and Governors Need to Do

We are running a major London course for Head Teachers, Senior Leaders and Governors. Monday 27th April 2015 – London – Complimentary breakfast and lunch Download the April Underperforming Staff Course Programme here Governors need to:  Set clear expectations of the level of performance they expect for each pay point Consider regular half-termly anonymised reports on the […]

School Business Managers and Staff Pay: How You Can Prevent Your School Being Downgraded in Ofsted

School Business Managers have an important role to play in preventing heads and governors casting the school into a category – as is happening surprisingly frequently under the new Ofsted framework. For all schools implementing The School Teachers Pay & Conditions Document (the majority of Academies) the 2013 version (for teachers) and the 2014 version […]

April Course: Dealing with Underperforming Teachers, TLR Holders and Senior Leaders Under the New Ofsted Framework – What Heads and Governors Need to Do

We are running a major London course for Head Teachers, Senior Leaders and Governors. Monday 27th April 2015 – London – Complimentary breakfast and lunch Download the April Underperforming Staff Course Programme here Governors need to:  Set clear expectations of the level of performance they expect for each pay point Consider regular half-termly anonymised reports on the […]