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Staff Induction Pack

Staff Induction Pack

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Looking to induct new staff members successfully into your team? Whether you’re wondering how to ensure a smooth transition into your setting or want to provide provision that aids staff retention, this Staff Induction Pack can support you throughout the process.
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What's included in this bundle?

A comprehensive guidance pack with accompanying templates to help you plan and prepare an effective induction offer and support your thinking throughout the integration and role preparation stages. Among the templates included are six different supportive checklists to prepare appointed staff members for their new role plus two detailed skills audits for middle and senior leaders.

When you make your purchase, you'll receive a ZIP file containing the whole pack, including:

  • 20-page Guidance PDF in full colour containing all the guidance, research and information you need.
  • low-colour, print-friendly version of the same PDF.
  • 15 fully editable and easy-to-use templates that can be adapted for your setting. These include:
  1. Staff Handbook Checklist
  2. Staff Handover Checklist
  3. Staff Induction Checklist
  4. Staff Induction Crib Sheet
  5. Staff Induction Folder Checklist
  6. Staff Induction Questionnaire
  7. Staff Induction Roles and Responsibilities
  8. Staff Story
  9. CPD Plan and Cycle
  10. Headteacher Skills Audit
  11. Middle Leaders Skills Audit
  12. Senior Leaders Skills Audit
  13.  Subject Leader Skills Audit
  14. Support Staff Skills Audit
  15. Teacher Skills Audit

In this pack, you'll explore how to design your induction programme, consider what to include in your induction policy and handbook, and the benefits of being mindful to the needs of existing and new staff members during integration into the team. We’ve also included some elements to consider when appointing an induction co-ordinator and what the role will entail. 

This pack also gives an overview of how to best prepare your new colleague for their new role, including how to lead and manage a successful handover.

Who will find this resource useful?

Headteachers, senior leaders, induction co-ordinators, ECT mentors, DSLs and all other staff members involved in the induction of new staff members. This pack is  also useful for the governing body or trust leaders to ensure the induction programme provided is comprehensive from the beginning and supports staff retention.

What questions does this pack have the answers to?

Planning and leading an effective induction process ensures you put new staff members in the best position possible to thrive and integrate successfully into your setting. Thinking carefully about this and taking the time to consider each part of the process will help to ensure this is a positive experience for both new and existing staff members.

Key questions answered:

  • What is induction and why is it important?
  • What logistics should be considered for an effective induction?
  • Who is responsible for staff induction?
  • What is an induction policy?
  • What is an induction pathway?
  • What should our induction policy include?
  • How can I create an induction pathway?
  • Who should I involve in the formation of the induction policy?
  • How can I ensure we offer a good induction programme?
  • How does the effectiveness of staff induction impact pupils?
  • How can I record the induction process?
  • Why is induction support important?
  • Why is it important for new staff members to build relationships?
  • What is a staff handbook and why is it important?
  • How can the use of questions support staff induction?
  • How can we integrate a new staff member into the school culture?
  • How can I choose an effective induction co-ordinator?
  • What role does a mentor or coach play during induction?
  • How can we evaluate whether the support given during induction is sufficient?
  • When should role preparation begin?
  • Why is it important to identify your strengths and areas for development?
  • What is a staff handover and why is it important?
  • How can I ensure an effective handover takes place between staff members?
  • What can the successful candidate do to prepare for the role?

What else can help me?

Browse Honeyguide's 'Working With People' resources for more support, and our range of detailed and supportive Skills Audits, ideal for those new to role or looking for at their progression.