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  • How to end a fixed-term contract Read advice on ending fixed-term contracts, including how to make sure your reasons for ending the contract are fair, and what to do if you want to end the contract early.
  • Redundancy notice periods Find out the statutory requirements for redundancy notice periods, and see how arrangements differ for teachers.
  • Redundancy selection criteria Find out how to decide on which criteria to use if you need to make roles redundant, and see examples of approaches from schools.
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  • Exit interviews: template and guidance Exit interviews help you find out why staff are leaving and potentially improve staff retention in future. Use our template and see example policies from schools to help you carry out an exit interview.
  • Headteachers: exit tasks and handover checklists If you're leaving your role as a headteacher, download our checklists covering exit and handover tasks.
  • Notice periods for school staff Find out how much notice teachers, headteachers and support staff must give in maintained schools and academies.
  • Responding to staff resignations Find out what you're required to do when handling a resignation from a member of staff, and download our template letter to help you put your response in writing.
  • Staff members: exit checklists UpdatedDownload our checklists to be completed when a member of staff leaves your school. Find out what jobs need to be done by both the leaving staff member and by the school.
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