School Staffing (England) Regulations 2009 come into force
Implementation date: 2 November 2009
The Regulations make provision relating to the staffing of maintained schools. This includes a provision that makes it mandatory for at least one person involved in the interviewing of job applicants at a school to be trained in safer recruitment techniques and a duty on governing bodies to ensure the head teacher complies with the duties imposed by the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document, which includes a duty to manage staff in accordance with their terms and conditions. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.