Headteacher definition

Headteacher means the substantive headteacher, who is the person with overall responsibility for the day to day management of the school.
Headteacher means the headteacher or principal of the Academy;
Headteacher means the most senior teacher in the Academy who is responsible for its management and administration. Such teacher may also be referred to as the Head of School or Principal.

Examples of Headteacher in a sentence

  • The Personnel/Finance Committee will be advised by the Headteacher in making all such decisions.

  • If it is not possible for issues to be resolved informally, the employee concerned should write to the Headteacher, advising them of the complaint and what resolution they are seeking, unless the allegation is against the Headteacher when Paragraph 8 refers.

  • The Governors, in liaison with the Headteacher, will be responsible for the monitoring of cases raised under this procedure.

  • In particularly complex cases, and usually following attempts at mediation and matters having proceeded to the formal stage, the Headteacher or CEO may decide to consider redeployment of either party following advice from the HR Provider.

  • When an issue is raised, the Headteacher, Governor or a member of the Senior Leadership team can seek advice from the HR provider as to whether an investigation should be conducted.


More Definitions of Headteacher

Headteacher means the most senior teacher in the School who is responsible for its management and administration.
Headteacher means the head teacher of the Academy;
Headteacher means the principal of the school.
Headteacher means the lead person in each school.
Headteacher means headteacher or principal and includes a deputy or, in relation to a particular purpose or function, a person authorized by the headteacher or principal for that purpose or function;
Headteacher means, in relation to England or Wales, a person appointed to the teaching staff of a school as headteacher, and includes a person appointed as acting headteacher to carry out the functions of a headteacher pursuant to section 35(3) or 36(3) of the Act but not a teacher who is assigned and carries out duties of a headteacher without being so appointed;