Factsheet

Factsheet

HLTAs and Cover Supervisors: your questions answered

One of the most commonly raised queries with ATL reps and officials are those involving the expanding use and exploitation of higher level teaching assistants (HLTAs) and cover supervisors in the classroom.
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Governing expectations June 2017

What governing bodies should expect from school leaders and what school leaders should expect from governing bodies
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Driving vehicles for school purposes

This factsheet aims to clarify your rights when asked to drive vehicles for school purposes.
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Threshold and the upper pay scale

This factsheet is designed to help you understand threshold and upper pay scale progression, with answers to many common queries on when and how to apply.
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Mandatory reporting of FGM

Since October 2015 there has been a requirement on doctors, nurses, teachers and other professionals to report known cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) to the police.
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Support staff workload in the independent sector

ATL believes that the increase in the quantity and complexity of work for school support staff has now reached crisis point.
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ER31: working time regulations

Sadly long working hours remain a problem in the education sector. In Colleges and adult education there are no specific rules on the hours a manger can be required to work.
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ER06B: suspended from work

Suspension has long been the default response in schools and colleges for any employee suspected of misconduct.
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ER02: your contract of employment

The contract of employment is the basis of the relationship between employer and employee.
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ER07B: the redundancy payments modification order

We look in brief at how this particular piece of legislation can be important when considering entitlement to redundancy payments.