Clerk to the Governing Body

 The role

 The Governing Body are looking for someone who is reliable, confident, good with people and has an interest in school governance.  You will need skills in good administrative practice and experience of minute taking.  You will also need to be confident in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and email.  You will need to have access to a computer and the internet.

Responsibilities will include working effectively with the chair of governors, headteacher and other governors, to secure the continuity of governing body business, to advise on the procedural and legislative matters, to ensure the governing body works to the legal framework.

Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at evening meetings and minute taking, maintaining a business calendar including policy reviews.

The role will be recruited under the Clerking Service Protocol therefore applicants must hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 clerk to the governing body or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation scheme, for which funding and training will be provided.

Closing date for applications is 23rd March 2018 12 noon

Job description and person specification

Application form

Little Common School
Shepherds Close
East Sussex
TN39 4SQ

Phone: 01424 842297
Please note, we do not accept CVs.