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Chair of governors: working effectively with the clerk

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Last updated on 15 March 2017
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How can the chair work effectively with the clerk? One of our associate education experts, Vicky Redding, outlines how the chair of governors can develop a good working relationship with the clerk. We link to further guidance and resources that can support your governing body.

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Contents

  1. 1 Building a working relationship
  2. 2 Organising a work plan
  3. 3 Planning meetings
  4. 4 Running meetings
  5. 5 The clerk as an adviser
  6. 6 Shared tasks
  7. 7 Induction and training
  8. 8 Appraisal
  9. 9 Clerks with other paid roles in the school

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