Workforce planning is a formal approach to shaping a school’s workforce and structure to meet its strategic goals and priorities. How this is done will look different for each school, depending on its context and operating environment.

An effective workforce plan and school structure can reduce individual workloads, improve operational efficiency, and distribute responsibilities within your school in a way that achieves a stronger culture and improved strategic and educational outcomes.

This Schools Workforce Planning GuideExternal Link is designed to assist you in developing, implementing, and sustaining the workforce profile and school structure that is right for your school community.

Policy and Guidelines for Workforce Planning for Schools

Reviewed 22 February 2024

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