In line with school and county policy every person has a right to be treated with respect and dignity. Staff are school employees and as such are afforded employment rights which protect them from harassment, abuse, assault, intimidation or any other form of unacceptable behaviour at work.
Should any member of staff experience unacceptable behaviour directed towards them or a colleague then they will bring a meeting to a close, request that the person leave the school site and report the matter to their line manager or a senior leader. If necessary the police will be contacted to remove offenders from the school site.
Should a parent, carer or other attendee at a meeting believe that a member of staff behaviour is unprofessional or otherwise unacceptable then this should be reported and the matter will be dealt with under the school’s complaints and where appropriate Staff Discipline procedures.
Whilst rare, aggressive or abusive behaviour toward any member of staff is never acceptable and will be not be tolerated. Should this occur you will be instructed to leave the school site and the incident will be reported to the police. Any subsequent communication or meetings will only take place if the Governors believe the safety, welfare and dignity of staff can be assured.
The Unacceptable Actions
Pembrokeshire County Council’s “The Unacceptable Actions by Complainants Policy” explains what the PCC and the School Governors consider to be unacceptable actions and how the school will communicate with those concerned.