6.2.1 Where the Board has reason to believe that the Principal may have been guilty of misconduct the Board shall in dealing with the matter apply the following procedures:
- The Principal shall be advised of the right to representation at any stage.
- The Principal shall be advised in writing of the specific matter(s) causing concern and be given a reasonable opportunity to provide an explanation. Before making a final decision, the Board may need to make further inquiries in order to be satisfied as to the facts of the specific matter(s) causing concern.
- Where appropriate the Principal shall be advised of any corrective action required to amend the Principal’s conduct and shall be given a reasonable opportunity to do so.
- The process and any disciplinary action are to be recorded and signed by the Principal.
- Where the disciplinary process results in dismissal the Board shall, in cases other than serious misconduct warranting dismissal without notice, be required to give to the Principal no less than two months notice.
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