Contracts of Employment

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All employees should have a contract of employment with their employer. The contract outlines the agreement between the two parties and sets out an employee’s employment conditions, rights and responsibilities. These are referred to as the ‘terms’ of the contract.

The following section covers the different types of employment contracts a school may enter into, how to ensure that these are arranged, amended or terminated correctly and advice and guidance on how to manage contracts effectively.

If you are a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) you may find the following website on Bradford Schools Online useful: Newly Qualified Teachers

The following topic areas are covered in this section:

Guidance on Contracts

Fixed Term Contracts

Casual Workers

Agency Regulations

Resignation / Dismissal Dates