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Policies and Guidance

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24 July 2009
Teacher Workload *
Policy paper on Teacher Workload
01 July 2009
Shared Headships *
Workload implications for teachers in schools where there is a shared headship.
01 July 2009
Pupils Displaying Serious Inappropriate Behaviour: Guidelines *
ADVICE: Clear guidelines to ensure that, when pupils are displaying serious inappropriate behaviour the care, welfare and right to a safe place of work for the teachers are considered.”
01 April 2009
Flexible Working *
Sets out the statutory rights of parents and carers to make requests for flexible working.
01 August 2007
Keeping in Touch Days *
Sets out the entitlement of those on maternity or adoption leave. This should be read in conjunction with either the Maternity Leave or Adoption Leave leaflets.
01 August 2007
Maternity and Adoption Support Leave and Rights *
Sets out entitlement to leave in support of employees on maternity or adoption leave including entitlement to Statutory Paternity Pay.
24 July 2007
Management Time for Promoted Staff *
The amount of management time agreed by LNCTs for promoted staff and the actual time allocated
01 May 2007
Adoption Leave and Rights *
Sets out the entitlement of employees covered by the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers (SNCT) where the expected date of placement is on or after 1 April 2007.
01 May 2007
Classroom Assistants - Duties and Responsibilities *
Agreed advice which clarifies the working relationships between teachers and classroom assistants.
01 May 2007
Complaints: Advice to Members on Legal and Contractual Rights *
POLICY: This policy complements the policy paper “Offensive or Abusive Parents – Advise to Members” and advises members who are subject of complaint on both legal and contractual matters which may arise during such complaints.
01 May 2007
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 *
POLICY: Both FOISA and EIR regulations came into effect from 1 January 2005. This policy paper outlines both sets of regulations and sets out advice for local association secretaries and individual members on use of the regulations.
01 May 2007
Physical Restraint Techniques *
POLICY: This policy paper sets the legal context, the position of employers and advice to members.
01 January 2007
35 Hour Working Week: Guidelines *
This policy paper, following a resolution of the 2004 AGM, set out advice to members on controlling workload and refers to policies on Teacher Professionalism and Working Time (link) and School Development Planning Policy and Advice to Schools.
01 September 2006
Conditions of Service: Age Discrimination *
Outlines the main issues arising from the introduction of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations which came into effect on 1 October 2006.