The Role and Responsibilities of the Governing Body

Appropriate Body role and Responbilities of School Governing Body

The Governing Body

  • should ensure compliance with this guidance;
  • should be satisfied that the institution has the capacity to support the NQT;
  • should ensure the Headteacher/principal is fulfilling their responsibility to meet the requirements of a suitable post for induction;
  • must investigate concerns raised by an individual NQT as part of the institution’s agreed grievance procedures;
  • can seek guidance from the Appropriate Body on the quality of the institution’s induction arrangements and the roles and responsibilities of staff involved in the process; and
  • can request general reports on the progress of an NQT.