The ‘recruitment & retention allowances’ document sets out the options available to address recruitment and retention difficulties through the use of additional payments, where hard-to-fill positions cannot be recruited through the usual means.

With effect from 1st September 2022, Leigh Academies Trust made online checks a mandatory part of the shortlisting process as per Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. The ‘online checks for shortlisted candidates’ document outlines LAT’s approach to online checks.