Deputy Heads/Vice Principals

As a deputy head or vice principal, you need the support and protection of a trade union and professional association that really understands the challenges and responsibilities you face in your role.

ASCL only represents senior leaders in primary, secondary and post-16 education so you can be confident we have a strong understanding of the issues that are important to you.

As well as access to our first class resources to assist you with the increasing complexities of school leadership, being a member of ASCL also gives you employment advice and legal support should you need it.

Membership of ASCL provides:

  • access to an advice hotline seven days a week, staffed by experienced school leadership advisers ready to help with school and employment issues

  • practical guidance, resources and publications from our resident experts on funding, accountability, inspections, curriculum, assessment and more

  • one-to-one support and representation for members who encounter difficulties

  • legal support and representation from our own solicitors and a top legal firm who are experienced in supporting school leadership colleagues

  • employment support including advice on pay and conditions, and pensions

  • regular updates and news to keep you up to date with developments in education

  • representation to government on the issues that matter to you as a  senior leader in education

  • local support via our network of local and regional officers and branch secretaries

  • professional development opportunities to support your career

Find out more about how joining ASCL will support your professional future.

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