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Staff governors on maternity leave

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Last updated on 13 February 2017
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Can a school staff member on maternity leave continue as a governor? Staff governors can continue in their role and be elected during maternity leave. Staff governors can contribute while on maternity leave, and a temporary observer can also be appointed to attend meetings in their place.

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Contents

  1. 1 Staff governors on maternity leave can continue in the role
  2. 2 Electing a member of staff on maternity leave
  3. 3 Governing bodies can agree their own maternity arrangements
  4. 4 Contributing to meetings remotely
  5. 5 Appointing a temporary 'observer'
  6. 6 Advice on insurance

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