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Can the clerk be a member of school staff?

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Last updated on 31 May 2016
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Can a member of staff also be clerk to the governors? We look at the regulations for maintained schools and academies. This article also includes advice from two of our associate experts, as well as LA guidance, on the advantages and disadvantages of this arrangement.

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  1. 1 Can a member of school staff also be clerk to the governors?
  2. 2 Appointing a member of staff as clerk
  3. 3 Can he/she have separate contracts for the roles?
  4. 4 Clerk also on the school staff: advantages
  5. 5 Clerk also on the school staff: disadvantages

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