Clerk to Governors, Tidworth, Wiltshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

The Wellington AcademyTidworth, Wiltshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £6,400 (G28) - £7,306 (G32) (FTE salary, £25,417 - £29,002)
Contract term: Permanent

1.5 days per week (term time only, 43.2 weeks)

The Wellington College Academy Trust currently includes two schools. The Wellington Academy, a secondary school and state boarding school for students aged 11-18 and Wellington Primary Academy for pupils up to age 11, including The Nest Nursery and an Enterprise Company. The Trust is growing with Wellington Eagles Primary Academy and a 30-place Nursery opening in September 2019. The Wellington Academy is expanding to allow for an increase in student numbers because of the rebasing of the Army to the UK from Germany.  

The Trust's core vision for the Tidworth and Ludgershall communities is:

  • To provide an outstanding holistic education
  • To raise aspiration of the children at its schools and, by extension, their families
  • To provide outstanding pathways to employment
  • To strengthen the community around its schools.


The role is to be responsible for the effective support to the Governors of the Trust by ensuring that all appropriate legislation, procedures and documents are in place and being implemented. You will provide appropriate guidance and support to the Board and to various WCAT committees and their members as well as act as Company Secretary to the Trust and any other companies under its control. Other responsibilities include the co-ordination and production of Trust wide policies to ensure they are up-to-date and relevant and managing the recruitment, on boarding and induction of all new Governors ensuring compliance. The role will be based at The Wellington Academy with travel as required to attend meetings.  

To be considered for the role you must possess excellent administration and IT skills, in particular Word and Outlook and will be educated to a good standard, particularly in English and Maths. You will be able to manage and advise on the annual Governors meetings with writing Agendas and taking accurate, concise Minutes whilst maintaining confidentiality and discretion. The ideal candidate will have attended the National Training Programme for Clerks or equivalent, or be willing to undertake this.  

Please apply using the Trust’s application form, available with more details from our website by clicking on the Apply button.

Closing date: Midday, Tuesday 22nd April 2019. 

Interviews will take place shortly after this date.

Wellington College Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to references and an enhanced DBS check before confirmation. Wellington College Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The campus is a no smoking site.




More about The Wellington Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Tidworth Road, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, SP11 9RR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1264 405060
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Wellington Academy celebrates its 10th birthday in 2019, the school opened in 2009 to serve Tidworth, Ludgershall and surrounding villages - a unique rural area within the growing ‘super-garrison’ for the army on Salisbury Plain. We have the second h...