Retention of employees
To maximise job effectiveness and minimise staff turnover, a good school invests heavily in employee well-being. High staff turnover is expensive, disruptive and inefficient and may also indicate an unhealthy school culture.
A school invests heavily in professional development and relies on institutional memory to model culture and needs to retain experienced talented employees.
A retention strategy should make the workplace so desirable that employees want to come to work each day and remain employed there.
Good staff retention has the following components.
The 3 aspects of high morale
Personal engagement with the Principal
Equitable work conditions and benefits
An agreed code of conduct
Acceptance of the school culture
The following link leads to an overview of the three aspects of high morale.