Factsheet

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Factsheet

Mythbusters: rarely cover

Since September 2009 teachers have only been able to cover for absent colleagues rarely.
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Meetings with management

Being asked to attend a meeting with your headteacher, perhaps at short notice or even without an indication of its purpose, can be a worry.
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Maternity leave and pay

This factsheet answers commonly asked questions about maternity leave, maternity pay, and returning to work after maternity leave.
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Lifting and carrying

This factsheet covers what lifting and carrying activities education staff should, and should not, be required to undertake and a checklist of what should be considered in a manual handling risk assessment.
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Health and safety issues for new and expectant mothers

This factsheet outlines the risk assessments and other considerations that are needed in the workplace for new and expectant mothers.
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Pay and conditions in the FE sector (for reps)

This factsheet is a guide for reps in FE colleges, where there are no nationally fixed standards and pay and conditions vary from college to college.
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Disqualification by association

Government guidance on disqualification by association with someone in your household who has convictions, cautions, court orders or disqualification for certain offences is causing some confusion and distress.
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Disclosure and barring service

This factsheet covers system for checking the backgrounds of those wishing to work in schools in England and Wales.
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Classroom observations: support staff

This factsheet offers advice on observation by colleagues and others of support staff in schools ATL's factsheets are frequently updated and are not available to order as hard copies.
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ATL trust fund

This factsheet provides a guide to ATL's Trust Fund, a charitable fund formed to give confidential support and financial assistance to members.