Teaching Union: NAHT - National Association of Head Teachers


Inspection and accountability for schools needs to be altered with better quality assurance, complaints processes and performance measure based on progression not simply attainment. 

The national curriculum framework needs to be improved, assessments reformed and there should be more recognition of and better feedback from teacher assessment.

The Home and Families Act of 2014 does not disadvantage different school groups due to changes in funding and statementing of SEN children.

National funding must be kept fair with appropriate resources for schools supporting SEND students and the protection of schools from marketing forces and the drive for profit.

Supporting the retention of a national framework for pay & conditions that encourages performance based pay progression and the fair treatment of school leaders by local authorities and academies.

Oppose forced academies, believing schools and parents should have their say in what works in their community.

Committed to campaigning against profit-making schools.


Expert management advice and support.

Extra specialist support from teams based in your region.

Training courses for members of the leadership team.

Subscription to Leadership Focus magazine.

Various insurance services including: home, contents, motor, personal accident and even staff absence insurance.

Financial advice and investment planning.

Online staff recruitment and pupil assessment.

Members: <28,000 consisting of all professionals with leadership education jobs. This can mean Head Teachers and members of the senior leadership team, school business managers and children’s centre leaders.

Average Cost per Year: £233

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