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HR essentials for the school leader - Birmingham

06/06/2019 09:00 - 16:30

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.

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.

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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.

Early Bird Member - £160
Standard Member - £199

Please Note: Member bookings (Early Bird and Standard) are not transferrable. If a non-member attends an event in place of a member without prior notification and approval by the Professional Development team, the Standard Non-member charge will be applicable.

Early Bird Non-Member - £225
Standard Non-Member - £280

Early Bird Member booking on behalf of a Non-Member - £190
Standard Member booking on behald of a Non-Member - £225
Head teachers, principals, governors and school business leaders

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