Clerk to Governors
Start date: As soon as possible
Hours: 18 meetings per year plus other work to fit in your own time
Fees: £1,200 to £1,400 (to be discussed at interview)
St Peter’s AM VC Primary School is seeking to appoint a Clerk to commence duties as soon as possible.
We are looking for someone who:
• Has experience as an administrator
• Is IT literate
• Is well organised
• Has good communication skills
• Is able to take accurate minutes at meetings
• Is able to maintain impartiality and handle confidential minutes
• Is capable of advising Governors on changes and updates in legislation and other requirements
You should be reliable and have a flexible approach. Previous clerking experience is desirable though not essential as training and support will be available.
The role is as a holder of office and will primarily be undertaken in term time. Meetings are generally held in the evenings, between 5pm and 8pm. The holder of office will be required to liaise with the Head Teacher and Chair of Governors / Committees as relevant in order to set an appropriate agenda which, together with the associated documents, need to be shared, in good time, with the relevant members of the Governing Body. They will then be required to take detailed, accurate minutes and get them typed up and shared within a week of the meeting.
Other than attendance at meetings, the role will be carried out at home, at times of the day to suit the Clerk, whilst ensuring agreed deadlines are met.
The role of Clerk to Governors provides a valuable insight into education and a school environment, providing an ideal stepping-stone for someone looking to get into a school based administration role.
For further information, please contact the Chair of Governors, Mike Ormond, via the school.
Closing date: Midday, Thursday 1st April 2021
Interviews: Early April 2021.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.
St Peter's Anglican / Methodist VC 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.