Rights and conditions

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Teachers' employment rights summary: maintained sector in Wales

The following is a summary of the statutory rights of classroom teachers in the maintained sector in Wales.

Notice periods

Notice provisions exist as a protection for both parties to the employment contract. For the employee, they are a reassurance that short of committing gross misconduct, he or she cannot be fired without due notice.


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