Governor Training : Clerks Area Support and Network Meeting
Professional clerking has a vital role to play in meeting the administrative and procedural requirements of boards and enabling efficient and effective discussion and decision making.
The education sector can be a fast moving field, and you may find it tricky to stay on top of changes and statutory requirements. When considering the effectiveness of school governance, the role of the professional clerk cannot be underestimated and it is considered essential that clerks keep up to date with changes in the sector and identify good practice to make the most of the hours worked.
It is also recognised that the role can feel isolating when working independently of the school. The Area Network meetings give clerks the opportunity to network and share best practice with their colleagues.
This 3-day interactive workshop will introduce delegates to the core skills they require to manage change and deliver projects. It is case-study based with attendees working in groups to deliver worked examples of the tools and techniques provided.
Single Central Record (SCR) - for those in school who maintain and audit the SCR
This training is aimed at those who maintain the Single Central Record (SCR); Bursars, Business Managers, Office Administration, Headteachers, Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) and Safeguarding Lead Governors, to ensure compliance with Keeping Children Safe in Education and safer recruitment guidance. There will be opportunity to consider each column/section of the SCR with opportunity for questions and queries. We will also consider the responsibilities of the Headteacher, Safeguarding Lead Governor and Designated Safeguarding Lead in ensuring compliance. Please note current HR guidance is only available to schools that have bought into their service.