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headship

Education Brit the position of headmaster or headmistress of a school
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"The budget needs to reflect these priorities and reject the concept of joint headships in schools and a reduced school menu.We cannot afford to cut our community wardens and need staff to tackle antisocial behaviour and keep our streets clean and safe.
However, influence of these determinants may vary across types of households depending upon headship of the family.
In 1993/94 just 19% of primary headships were re-adver tised.
In just 11 per cent of local authorities no headship post had to be re-advertised.
But Iwan Guy, acting director of the National Association of Head Teachers in Wales and the former head of a Maesteg comprehensive, last night said Welsh governing bodies simply voted for the best candidate in headship applications.
Denbighshire and Anglesey saw only one school need to re-advertise for a total of seven new headships.
"I will now be starting a new headship in Tower Hamlets in London, but Maneer was in post and I know he will do a fantastic job.
But the survey added: "With women accounting for a greater percentage of the teaching force in primary schools, this suggests that they are still under-represented in appointments to headship."
He said: "A record number of headships will be advertised following retirements.
Research showed one in five vacancies for headships advertised this year remained unfilled.
Nationally, the figure is 20% The number of people applying for secondary headships went down by 16% to 13 applicants per post.
Acting headships: A source of recruitment to headship?