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  • Career stage expectations for senior leaders Are there any career stage expectation grids for senior leaders? We worked with one of our associate education experts to produce illustrative career stage expectations for deputy and assistant headteachers and SENCOs. You will also find leaders’ standards from a school.
  • EYFS teachers: performance management All teachers in maintained schools must be assessed against the Teachers’ Standards, including EYFS teachers. See guidance on assessing EYFS teachers in maintained schools and academies, and read a summary of the early years Teachers' Standards.
  • Headteachers' Standards: summary Read our summary of the Headteachers' Standards 2020 and how to use them.
  • Professional standards for SBMs There are no required standards you must use when appraising school business managers, but you may find ISBL's standards helpful. Find a link to these, as well as a skills audit based on them.
  • Professional standards for school administrative staff Are there examples of professional standards for school administrative staff? One of our associate education experts suggests examples of professional standards for three roles. We also refer to standards from two local authorities and the National College of Teaching and Leadership.
  • Professional standards for school leaders Professional standards for headteachers are set out in the 2020 Headteachers' Standards. Read expert advice on how other school leaders – including SBMs and heads of school – can use the standards, alongside other resources.
  • Professional standards for teaching assistants Get to grips with the non-statutory professional standards for TAs and how you, your SLT and teachers might choose to use them.
  • Teachers' Standards: overview and career progression Read our summary of the Teachers' Standards, and see our skills audit and example school policies linking the standards to career stage expectations and progression.