Beech Grove Primary School
Clerk to Board of Governors
Application closing date: Friday 26th March 2021
Interviews will be held after Easter, date to be confirmed
Permanent post – 4 hours per week, term-time only
Grade 13: £19,698-£21,748 (pro-rata) depending on experience
To commence as soon as available
Beech Grove Primary School is seeking a Clerk to the Board of Governors.
The board, through its appointed and elected governors, plays a distinctive and essential role in the continuing success and development of the school.
The clerk’s job is to work with the chair, other governors and headteacher, in dealing with administrative matters for the board and advising on procedural issues of governance and the board’s statutory duties. Central to the role is preparing for, taking notes at, and producing minutes for meetings.
The post involves some evening work and the successful candidate should be available at times during the day. Good keyboard skills and the ability to write agendas and produce accurate, concise minutes are essential. Integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality are essential.
New clerks receive advice, support and training from the SSE Somerset Governance Services Team and all clerks are encouraged to attend termly briefings in their locality to update themselves on the latest developments in governance.
The post will initially involve 12 hours work for each meeting and, typically, there will be 1 meeting each ½ term. The clerk may be asked to take on additional work according to need.
Further information and an application form can be obtained by contacting the school office on: 01823 662438 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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