Clerk to Local Governing Board, Calne, Wiltshire

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Marden Vale CE VC Primary AcademyCalne, Wiltshire

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9.03 - £9.72 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic clerk to our LGB. This flexible part-time role involves working closely with the Headteacher and Chair to ensure the smooth and effective running of the LGB.

Role: Clerk to LGB

Location: Marden Vale CE Academy, Calne SN11 9BD

Hours: Part time 2.5 hrs per week

Contact: Gemma Sadd

Closing Date: 11th December 2017

Start Date: January 2018

The successful applicant will: 

  • Have excellent administrative, ICT and literacy skills
  • Be organised, resourceful and respect confidentiality when necessary
  • Be able to work flexible hours; attending governing body meetings (two evenings per term) with other hours to suit home-working
  • Be self-motivated and willing to attend training and development 

Your responsibilities will include

  • Advising the LGB on legislation, procedure and best practice
  • Facilitating the effective administration of meetings
  • Maintaining an accurate and concise record of LGB business
  • Managing a record of LGB membership, training and interests
  • Undertaking appropriate and regular training for personal development
  • Additional duties as required including election of parent and staff members

Knowledge of how schools and governing bodies operate would be an advantage along with previous experience of similar work. 

Marden Vale CE Academy is an improving primary school with one rule: we all look after each other

As a member of the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust we can offer a hardworking and enthusiastic team within the school. There are opportunities for support, training and networking with Clerks across the Trust.

Marden Vale CE Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our school values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The successful candidate will be required to have a DBS check in line with the Government’s safer recruitment guidelines.

For more details please see our website. If you are interested in this position and would like to have a more detailed conversation before making the decision to apply for the post, please give us a call on 01249 813505 or email We encourage visits to our academies.

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More about Marden Vale CE VC Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: William Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 813 505
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