UCL Human Resources


Induction and Probation Procedures

Staff probation and Induction policies, guidance and forms


This policy sets out the processes that must be followed when managing an employee's probation period and the aspects that must be covered as part of induction.

Contents include

  • Purpose
  • Scope
  • Policy
  • Probationary Periods
  • Induction
  • Mandatory Training 
  • Professional Teaching Qualificatoins 
  • Professional Developmental Opportunities
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Meetings
  • End of Probationary period
  • Successful completion of probation period
  • Extension of probationary period
  • Non-completion of probationary period-ending employment
  • Notice periods during probationary period
  • Monitoring and Review
  • Appendices
    A. Flow Chart
    B. Induction Checklist
    C. Professional teaching qualifications
    D. Setting objectives
    E. Mentoring
    F. Formal probationary meetings & Forms
    G. Extending a probationary period
    H. Ending a probationary period & Appeals process

Who should read this policy

  • All staff



Last updated: Friday, September 29, 2017