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Find a Clerk for a Governing Body

Activity types:
  • Advice
  • Business support
  • Consultancy / Consultation
  • Review

From £350

We offer a comprehensive clerking package. The SLA carries an annual charge, calculated on the number of meetings the Governing Body wishes clerked.

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Our Offer

We offer a comprehensive clerking package. The Service Level Agreement (SLA) carries an annual charge, calculated on the number of meetings the Governing Body wishes clerked (for schools in all phases).

Additional Services

A range of additional services are available. These services are tailor-made to your needs and are charged at the additional hourly rate.

Starting the Contract

On receipt of the application form submitted to we will:

  • locate a clerk with capacity in your area
  • arrange a visit to the school for an introductory meeting with the chair and headteacher
  • calculate the contract on the number of meetings per annum
  • forward the contract to the chair of governors for signature, a copy being retained by the school and a copy held by the clerking service.

For more details and a copy of the Governor Services Clerking Service Level Agreement please email

Full Governing Body meeting (13 hours) - £350

Committee meeting (8 hours) - £233

Additional hours from £40 per hour:

  • £30 charge for up to every 30 minutes over the two hour meeting limit

New entrants to the clerking service will be subject to a one-off setup fee of £175 (5 hours’ work to audit files) and this will enable the clerk to audit and set up all the required files and governing body documentation.

Additional services are available for purchase.

Schools will be charged the fee published on the Service Agreement. The service will be charged each month (unless otherwise agreed) by direct debit detailing the element relating to each individual package.

Academies and non Kent Local Authority schools will be charged a portion of the Public Liability insurance. This is based on the amount of services purchased, prices on request.

Additional meetings and clerks travel expenses will be charged on an ad hoc basis and included in the next direct debit.