Employment law for schools: Back to Basics – Thursday 27 September & Thursday 4 October

27th Sep 2018

Jill Donabie Phone: 0191 211 7933 Email: jill.donabie@muckle-llp.com
Target Audience
School Leaders
Cost (non-member)
Cost (partner school)
SCHOOLS NorthEast Partner School Members receive 25% discount

NB: This is a partner event, please contact the provider above regarding booking

This course is accredited under NCFE’s Investing in Quality Licence.

This 2 day course provides practical advice on how to identify and deal with common employment issues throughout the employment relationship.

Develop a better understanding of employment law principles and practical skills The 6 round table sessions, will explain the legal principles and requirements at each stage.

This will help you to identify and deal with employment issues early, in a practical manner, so you can apply the law to your school.

Day 1 Session 1: Formulating the Relationship: Working relationships and common issues around recruitment and selection processes.

Day 1 Session 2: Starting the Relationship: Understanding and implementing contracts of employment and changes to contracts of employment.

Day 1 Session 3: Managing the Relationship: Managing common day to day employee issues such as absence or poor performance, with certainty.

Day 2 Session 4: Managing the Relationship: A short guide to equality and diversity issues.

Day 2 Session 5: Ending the Relationship: How to limit the risks of any termination, including redundancies.

Day 2 Session 6: Dealing with any fallout of the relationship: Employment tribunals – a practical guide.

Who should attend? The course is ideally suited to all Business Managers, Bursars, Head Teachers, or other members of the senior leadership team.

Why should you attend? This course will give you the grounding you need to get HR management decisions right first time, minimise legal risks, avoid employment pitfalls and once applied can help your business run more smoothly.

Assist your professional development On completion of all 6 sessions, and an assessment, successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. This is not a nationally recognised qualification but has been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to reflect the basis of the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

What people think about course… “Really well delivered. Very professional and practical. Excellent course. Great value.” Chris Zarraga, Development Manager, Schools North East.

“The course content was excellent and very well delivered. Considering the course was only two days a lot was covered and the detail was excellent”. Dominique Flint, School Manager, Ponteland Middle School.

“My expectations were actually exceeded! The course was well structured, clear, pacy, extremely well-resourced and informative. I am now confidently able to tackle a range of issues in my workplace”. Jayne Neal, School Business Manager, Rose Wood Academy.

“Excellent tutors. Delivered at a fantastic level.” Pauline Pennock, School Business Manager, Easterside Academy Timing.

This 2 day course will run Thursday 27 September (sessions 1-3) and Thursday 4 October 2018 (sessions 4-6).

Cost £400 plus VAT, per delegate for the full 2 day course, with a 25% discount for members of Schools North East.

Lunch and refreshments are also included.

Payment plans are available upon request.

How to apply

To register on a future course or to book for your organisation contact Jill Donabie: 0191 211 7933



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