Clerk to the Governing Body (Primary), Swindon

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Hazelwood AcademySwindon

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Start date: February 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9.21 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

 

3 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Hazelwood Academy opened on the 1st June 2014 following the successful conversion of its predecessor school and is sponsored by the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  We are a Primary Academy with an attached Nursery, situated in West Swindon, located just off J16 of the M4. There are currently approximately 220 pupils on roll and pupils benefit from a modern, purpose built school building with extensive grounds. The Academy, rated ‘good’ in its recent Ofsted inspection, is at an exciting stage in its journey and is committed to securing the future of Hazelwood Academy as a centre of excellence and innovation, where talent is nurtured. 

We are looking to appoint an experienced administrator to act as Clerk to the Governing Body, who will ensure that the Governors receive excellent support and advice. This will involve preparing agendas, attending and taking minutes at Committee meetings (most of which commence at 5.30pm) as well as other administrative tasks in order to ensure the smooth running of the governing body.

The clerk will be required to advise the Governing Body on governance legislation, procedural issues and good practice in accordance with the School Governor Guide to the Law and other statutory and good practice guidance. The clerk is expected to perform the necessary research to be able to perform these duties.

Candidates should possess good verbal and written communication skills as well as good organisational skills.  

If you think you have the necessary skills and experience, are able to work independently as well as part of a team, we would like to hear from you.

For any queries please contact Susan Irving (Business Manager) at sirving@hazlewoodacademy.org 

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme and childcare vouchers.

This position is required for February 2018

Closing date: 5 January 2018  

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

For further information on this position and to make an application please click apply on the advert.

Each of the academies within the AET is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts.

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AET are currently recruiting for School Direct Placements, please visit our website http://aetnationalteachingschoolalliance.org/ for further details.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Stokesay Drive, Toothill, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 497250
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 We are a Primary Academy with an attached Nursery, situated in West Swindon, Wiltshire located just off J16 of the M4. There are currently approximately 220 pupils on roll and pupils benefit from a modern, purpose built school building with ext...