Mulberry Park Educate Together Academy is part of the Educate Together Multi Academy Trust. The School’s Local Governing Body is looking to appoint a clerk to support them in their work.
Salary range: ET Grade D which is currently £11.50 per hour
Hours: 90 hours per annum.
Our ethos at Educate Together is:
- Equality based: children of all social, cultural and religious backgrounds being equally respected
- Co-educational and committed to encouraging all children to explore their full range of abilities and opportunities
- Child-centred: all children have a voice and staff make decisions that are right for our children
- Democratic whereby all children, staff and parents are involved in decisions that we make
ETAT Schools value having a workforce as diverse as the communities they serve. We therefore welcome and develop people from all sections of the community.
The post is a part-time position, covering 6 Governing Body meetings per academic year. The clerk is expected to provide 15 hours of support for each of these meetings. Each Local Governing Body meeting is held late afternoon or early evening. Apart from attendance at meetings, the role will be can be carried out from home, at times of the day to suit the post-holder (within agreed deadlines). The post could easily be combined with clerking roles in other schools.
The clerk to the governors is central to the smooth running of the governing body: preparing agendas, taking and distributing minutes, offering administrative support, keeping records and giving procedural and legislative advice to the governing body. Clerks must have excellent organisation, communication and ICT skills, as well as an ability to take accurate minutes at meetings. To help the successful applicant fulfil their role we expect them to attend all relevant training events and the Clerk’s Network meetings.
We are also currently recruiting the same role for our other schools in Bristol, Keynsham and Weston-Super-Mare. You may wish to be considered for these also. If this is the case you only need to submit one application but please indicate which schools you are applying for. You may be employed to do more than one role at the same time.
Closing date for applications is 2nd December 2020. at 9am.
Interviews will be held week beginning 14th December and will be conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams.
Mulberry Park Educate Together Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.