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  • Poll: Support staff appraisal Have your say and find out what other school leaders said.
  • School office: improving efficiency How can we improve management of the school office? Two of our associate education experts offer advice on how to improve efficiency in the school office. We also link to training and resources on leadership, line management and effective school office management.
  • Support staff: performance management You're not required to conduct formal appraisals for school support staff including teaching assistants (TAs), but it is good practice. Read guidance on how to manage this process, including appointing appraisers and handling underperformance.
  • Support staff: performance management templates Download our template reports to carry out mid-year and annual performance reviews for support staff.