I am making a template (dot) using Word 2010 and need the header not to show on just the first page, but the footer must appear on the first and everyother page.
You could set a different header and footer for the first page. Then you can copy the standard footer in the first page footer and keep the first page header empty. That way, the first page will have a footer, and the rest of the pages will have footers and headers.
My version of Word is Dutch, but it is the checkbox at the top in the following screenshot: