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Clerk to the Governors

Clerk to the Governors

Required as soon as possible

Grade 13, £18,672 - £20,541 pro rata (£9.67 - £10.64 per hour)


We are seeking a highly motivated and efficient Clerk to support the Governing Body. 

The school has been rated ‘good’ Ofsted and ‘outstanding’ by SIAMS.


We are looking for someone with excellent organisation and administrative skills who is able to communicate effectively.

Duties include preparing and circulating agendas, taking minutes, handling correspondence and dealing with sensitive and confidential issues.   

Access to the internet is essential and candidates should have good computer skills.

Attendance will be required at Full Governing Body Meetings (approximately 6 per year), which start at 6.30pm and finish at 8.30pm. Mutually convenient dates to be agreed at the start of the year. 

The clerk will be paid for 10 hours per meeting to cover the time spent preparing for and following up meetings as well as taking minutes during the meeting. The clerk will also be paid to attend termly Clerk’s Briefings.

If possible, we would also like the clerk to minute our Finance Working Group meetings.  There are currently 4 of these a year meeting on a Friday lunchtime for approximately 1 ½ hours.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

 A job description, person specification and application form are available from the school office and on the website


Completed application forms should be sent by email to Miss Donna Huddy, Chair of Governors, Bishop Henderson CE VA Primary School


Deadline for applications is Wednesday 31st October 2018