Staffing Committee Terms of Reference

Model Terms of Reference:

  • To draft and keep under review the staffing structure in consultation with the Headteacher and the Finance Committee
  • To establish a Pay Policy for all categories of staff and to be responsible for its administration and review
  • To establish and review a Performance Management policy for all staff
  • To oversee the process leading to staff reductions
  • To keep under review staff work/life balance, working conditions and well-being, including the monitoring of absence
  • To make recommendations on personnel related expenditure to the Finance Committee
  • To consider any appeal against a decision on pay grading or pay awards
  • To formulate and review staffing and personnel policies
  • To draft and keep under review Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures for approval by the Governing Body and to ensure that staff are kept well informed.
  • To agree recruitment and selection procedures and the level of involvement by governors in the appointment of staff.
  • To review Headteacher’s, Deputy Headteachers’ and teachers’ salaries as required by the Pay and Conditions documents.
  • Additional items which individual Governing Bodies may wish to include