Clerk to the Governing Body, South Woodham Ferrers

Closing date:

William de Ferrers SchoolSouth Woodham Ferrers

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Local government salary scale band 4 to midpoint (salary approx. £4,000 per year) £12.37 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

Are you well organised and efficient?

Can you produce accurate, concise minutes of meetings and provide an administrative service to the governing body?  

Do you have experience of the role of school clerk and are able to advise on procedural matters, where appropriate? If you have most or all of these qualities, then we would like to hear from you.  

The clerk to the governing body holds a key role in the governance of the school and is accountable to the governing body, working effectively with the chair of governors, the Headteacher, governors and key senior school staff.  The workload is variable and you will need to be flexible regarding the hours worked as meetings are held during the daytime as well as in the evening.

Closing date for applications: Monday 15 October 2018

Details of the job description, person specification and an application form are available from the school website: or from Sue Newby at the school 01245 326325 or email: 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.  William de Ferrers welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.

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More about William de Ferrers School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Trinity Square, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 5JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1245 326 326
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About Our School:

William de Ferrers School is based in the centre of South Woodham Ferrers, a riverside town on the north bank of the River Crouch. The school is approximately 14 miles from the city of Chelmsford, with good rail links to London Live...