Clerk to the Governors

Hours 120 clerking hours plus 10 hours training per annum.

Salary: Single Status 7 (point 18 – 19, £21,702 – £22,330) pro rata per annum.

The Governing Board of this two-school federation near Heathfield is looking for someone who is reliable, confident, good with people and with 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 and 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 Board business, and advising on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Board works to the legal framework. An understanding of confidentiality is essential for this role.

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

It is recommended that applicants either hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Board or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme.

To apply for a recruitment pack or ask for further information about the post please email Alison Doig, Vice Chair of governors, by July 17, at