Clerk to the Corporation, Salford

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Salford City CollegeSalford
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Start date: 1st July 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: A pro rata (0.6fte) of £55,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

The College Corporation is seeking to appoint a successor to the current Clerk and the appointment will be from 1st July 2018.   

The Board seeks to appoint an experienced Clerk with a strong track record in governance. You will need to be a self - motivated individual who can promote excellence in governance and give sound advice to the Board on the proper exercise of its powers.  To be considered for this role, you must have an understanding of the Further Education legal framework and be able to demonstrate substantial experience of a clerking role.  You will have excellent administrative, interpersonal and communication skills.  You will be someone who enjoys working at a fast pace with a variety of different tasks, is self-managed with a strong work ethic, has a positive outlook and a ‘can do’ attitude.  You must be able to work independently on a daily basis and have sound judgement to be able to advise the Board whilst working effectively with the Principal and the SLT. You will also have to keep up-to-date with developments within the FE sector and elsewhere.  

At this stage, the post is expected to be a permanent part time role, of approximately 0.6 FTE (3 days per week), to be worked flexibly, depending on meeting commitments.  

Shortlisting will be undertaken by the Chair and the Principal and shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by a Panel of Governors.  Shortlisting will be concluded by 23rd March 2018 and interviews will be held on 29th March 2018.  

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Reasons to Join Us

 • 32 days annual leave entitlement pro rata (plus bank holidays), Sixth Form College Association terms and conditions and automatic enrolment into the generous pension scheme 

• A wide range of learning & career opportunities 

• MyTech, Childcare, cycle to work & other voucher schemes 

• Various health & wellbeing benefits (including discounted gym membership) 

• We support the Skills for Life agenda and recognise the importance of all adults having functional literacy and numeracy whatever their role.  All staff are therefore given the support to gain a level 2 qualification in literacy and / or numeracy if they do not already have one and all teaching staff are expected to promote the basic skills of their learners within their subjects.   

Commitment to Safeguarding                                                                                                                             As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Appointees will be required to pay for their own DBS checks where applicable to the post.   Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion  As part of its commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, the College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all section of the community

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Address: Head Office, Frontier House, Merchant Quay, Salford, M50 3SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 631 5010