The role of clerk is an integral part of any governing board.
With governing boards working hard to ensure the best educational standards in schools, clerks have a core role in ensuring compliance and that procedures are followed.
This training is designed to give you all the skills and tools needed to ensure your governing arsenal is as effective as can be.
The purpose of the session
Clerking a governing board means providing a professional service: offering administrative support, guidance on compliance and information and advice on procedural matters and best practise. At the end of this session you will have a clear picture of the extent of the role, the challenges, and some of the strategies you can employ to make the role one you can perform effectively.
What will the session cover?
1. Why clerking matters
2. The knowledge, skills and behaviours required
3. What constitutes professional clerking
4. Supporting your governing board
5. Developing your practice
Who should attend?
Clerks or aspiring clerks
Governance professional and business managers looking to recruit and manage clerks
This session is suitable for a group of schools to share
This session can also be tailored for a multi academy trust so it reflects the trust’s governance arrangements and be delivered to all the clerks in a trust
How will the session work?
This is a two-hour session.
All NGA sessions are interactive and provide information, activities and opportunities for discussion.
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