Working less than full-time hours. Staff can be contracted to work part-time or may drop their hours to part-time following a request to their employer. Part-time hours do not have to be full days – staff can work parts of days (e.g. mornings)
The employee has different start, finish and break times to the majority of staff.
Working full-time hours but over fewer days.
Working hours spread across the year, which may include some school closure days, or where hours vary across the year to suit the school and employee.
Two or more people doing one job and splitting the hours. In schools you can also job share a TLR (on a fulltime or part-time teaching contract)
Gradually reducing working hours and/or responsibilities to transition from full-time work to full-time retirement.
Taking an unpaid break from work during which employees can pursue their interests, like travelling, writing, research, volunteering or other activities.