All head teachers will be faced with a member of staff who is underperforming at some stage in their career but knowing how to deal with the problem to everyone’s benefit is not always easy. The authors, using case studies, examine ways in which underperformance can be handled in a range of circumstances. Clear guidance is given on procedures that should be followed to ensure actions are within a legal framework and within current directives on performance management.
Key sections include:
• How to handle capability issues • Ill health and capability • Procedures and the legal framework • Performance management