Clerk to the Board of Governors

Stoke St. Gregory Primary School

Clerk to the Board of Governors

Stoke St Gregory C of E 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 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-Governance 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 approx. 10 hours work for each meeting and typically, there will be 2 meetings each term.  The clerk may be asked to take on additional work according to need.

Remuneration: SCC pay scales – Grade 14 pt 5/6: approx. £10.00 per hr (£19,312 full time equivalent salary / term time only pro rata, paid monthly).

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Further information an application form and job description can be obtained by contacting:

Mrs Angela Barber, School Business Manager: 01823 490437 or

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £10.21 ph
  • Job Category
    Admin / Clerical / Reception
Job Location