Special Leave of Absence
Notice to Employee
The special leave of absence procedure provides the school and/or multi-academy with special leave arrangements for compassionate or other personal leave instead of a statutory entitlement.
A reminder that the new special leave of absence procedure covers the following:
- Making a request for special leave.
- Decision maker and appeals table.
- Use of annual leave for teaching and non-teaching staff.
- Discretion to grant special leave.
- Reasonable time off for dependents – statutory entitlement.
- Medical appointments.
- Jury service.
- Type of special leave which can be granted and whether paid or unpaid.
Birch-HR have drafted a notice to remind staff of expectations, their obligations and time off for dependents. If you have a special leave procedure, please ensure all staff have access to this or signpost them to this information.
Download Notice to Employee
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