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Can the clerk be a member of school staff?

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Last updated on 6 June 2017
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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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Contents

  1. 1 The clerk can be a member of staff 
  2. 2 Appointing a member of staff as clerk: guidance
  3. 3 Contracts for separate roles
  4. 4 Advantages
  5. 5 Disadvantages

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