Clerk to the governing board

  • Clerk's guide to using GovernorHub
    As a member of The Key, you now have access to GovernorHub. Get skilled up on how you can use GovernorHub to tackle some common tasks efficiently and easily.
  • Clerks' pay and hours
    Governance professionals play a key role in school governance and should expect to be paid accordingly. Understand what factors go into deciding your pay and hours and find some resources for benchmarking your own salary.
  • How to carry out your clerk's appraisal
    Your clerk is your board's governance professional. Learn how to carry out an annual performance review so you can drive high standards and support your clerk's professional development.
  • How to recruit a clerk
    Get everything you need to recruit your next clerk. Find out how to run the process from start to finish, including guidance on advertising, interviews and making the appointment.
  • The clerking competency framework
    Get the headline information you need about what the clerking competency framework is, and how you can use it. Download this QuickRead to share with your board.
  • The role of the clerk
    All boards must have a clerk. Find out who can be clerk, and be clear on what the role involves so you can work with your clerk effectively. Download our model role description if you’re recruiting a new clerk.
  • Training for clerks to the governing board
    Clerks should have all of the skills and knowledge set out in the clerking competency framework. Discover what funding is available to you and where to find the training you need.