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Governance professional service

Installing strong governance

Supporting boards with professional administrative support and expert advice and guidance  

Governance professional services are an essential resource for board members, providing guidance and support as they navigate the many complex responsibilities that come with serving on a board. Whether you are new to the role or have been a member of the board for years, having expert governance professional services can help you understand everything from your legal duties and governance requirements to best practices for effective meetings and decision-making.

Does your school 
or academy need governance professional support?

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you.

Governance professional services

We can provide you with a trained professional to support your board with its administration as well as advice and guidance on best practices and compliance. We’re passionate about helping boards to focus on their strategic priorities, ensuring that they are up to date with the latest government advice and legislation. Our governance professional service also supports clerking for specialist panels such as permanent exclusion hearings. 

Schools' Choice clerks were exceptionally professional, knowledgeable and helpful... they kept me on the straight and narrow.

Training and development

Our governance professionals are thoroughly trained and supported by our central team to ensure that they remain current and properly briefed. Our governance professionals work in a range of settings such as HR, Finance and Safeguarding and can, therefore, bring their wider level of experience to every governing body or trust board meeting, reassuring you that all our governance professionals will be up to date with all of the latest developments and information to share with the board.  

Key benefits

  • Support for all types of meeting from trust board meetings to specialist panels 
  • Knowledgeable, thoroughly trained governance professionals  
  • Minutes that reflect the support and challenge of your board 
  • Administrative and organisational support

We are flexible in how we operate and can tailor a service to suit your needs.