Allegations Against School Staff - Children, Schools and Families Committee Contents


APPENDIX E

EXTRACTS FROM LOCAL AUTHORITY DISCIPLINARY POLICIES REGARDING SUSPENSION

SUNDERLAND—EMPLOYMENT POLICIES, PROCEDURES & GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOLS (PAGE 11)

  7.  SUSPENSION

  7.3  If it is necessary to remove an employee from his/her workplace to allow an investigation of the alleged misconduct, wherever possible the Headteacher should consider alternatives to suspension, eg different workplace or paid leave of absence.

NEWCASTLE—DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE (PAGE 7)

  6.2.3  Conduct a formal investigation:

    —  Before proceeding with the investigation, the head teacher must also decide whether the employee during the investigation:

    —  remains at work undertaking their normal or alternative duties;

    —  is placed on paid leave on full pay; or

    —  is suspended from duty on full pay.

May 2009





 
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