How much notice does a deputy head have to give?
Teachers, including deputy headteachers, must give 2 months notice to their current employer (3 months in the Summer). Existing headteachers must give 3 months notice (4 months in the Summer).
How much notice should a headteacher give?
You should check your headteacher’s specific contract. Most headteachers’ notice periods are longer than the minimum legal notice, as they’re required to give 3 months notice in the autumn and spring terms and 4 months in the summer term. This is known as the contractual notice period.
How much notice do you have to give when leaving a teaching job?
A teacher notice period is generally two or three months (depending on the term) unless you are a senior teacher. You should plan your leaving date to fall on the last day of term.
What are the resignation dates for headteachers?
|Term Dates||Teachers (inc DHT, AHT)||Headteachers|
|Resignation Date||Resignation Date|
|Autumn – 1st September – 31 December (inc)||31st October||30th September|
|Spring – 1st January – 30th April (inc)||28th/29th February||31st January|
|Summer – 1st May – 31st August (inc)||31st May||30th April*|
How much notice do I have to give my employer?
If you haven’t discussed a notice period and you don’t have anything in writing, you should give at least 1 week’s notice. If your employer insists you’ve agreed to longer, ask them what records they have – for example notes from a meeting where you agreed.
How much notice do support staff have to give?
These are: not less than one week’s notice if your period of service is between one month and two years; not less than one week of notice for each full year of service, if you have two years or more but less than 12 years of service; not less than 12 weeks of notice, if you have 12 years or more of service.
How does a headteacher resign?
Your headteacher decides when they want to resign. As long as they’ve complied with the correct notice period, you can’t prevent them from resigning or retiring, and you can’t intervene by taking a vote on their departure date.
Can I leave my teaching job without notice?
If a teacher leaves the position before term time has ended or if they leave without any given notice, they are classed as breaking the terms laid out in their teaching contract which could cause legal action to be taken by the employer.
What are the rules of notice period?
One week’s notice if you have worked with the company for up to two years. One week for each year of employment if you have been at your job for between two and 12 years. 12 weeks notice for more than 12 years working at a company.