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Appointing a clerk to the governing body

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Last updated on 24 August 2016
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How can we appoint a clerk to governors? Governing bodies can do this through their LA clerking service, or independently. We look at examples of clerking services and link to recruitment resources. We also relay advice on what to do if the governing body is struggling to find a suitable clerk.

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Contents

  1. 1 Governing bodies must appoint a clerk
  2. 2 Appointing a clerk to governors: DfE advice
  3. 3 Recruiting a clerk independently: resources from The Key
  4. 4 Using local authority clerking services
  5. 5 Using a governor support service
  6. 6 What happens if we can't find a suitable clerk?

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