Chapter 6: Planning for when a staff member has died



“We had a plan in place in case of student death, but it never occurred to me to put in in place in case one of my staff members died. Life is too unpredictable”. – Principal

The death of one of your staff will have a significant and lasting impact on students, other staff members, and the larger school community. Having a plan in place will provide you with guidance at a time when decision-making is likely to be difficult.