Clerk to the Governors & Company Secretary, Kent

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Trinity School SevenoaksKent

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Actual Salary £12-14 p/h (annual expectation c£3,000)
Contract term: Permanent

Actual Salary £12-14 p/h depending on skills, knowledge and experience.

The post is a zero hours contract with an annual salary expectation of c£3,000. 

We are looking for an extremely organised, effective and flexible Clerk to the Governors & Company Secretary to join the Trinity team reporting to the Chair of Governors. The successful candidate will also be Company Secretary for Sevenoaks Churches Educational Trust (SCET).

You will be an individual who prides themselves on attention to detail, able to take accurate minutes, prepare agendas in consultation with the Chair of Committee and Headmaster and collate & distribute papers for meetings in a timely manner. Other responsibilities will be managing the schools’ policies and fulfilling the legal obligations associated with being a Company Secretary.

The successful candidate will understand the importance of strong Governance and that the Clerk/Company Secretary plays a pivotal role in the success of the school. Previous secretarial, office or administrative experience is essential and school experience would be a distinct advantage. A positive attitude and calm manner with the ability to prioritise and deal with a demanding workload is vital. You will be an excellent communicator, have a professional approach and be able to deal with complex matters both face to face and in writing. Candidates will have strong MS office skills e.g. Word and be competent users of email.

Trinity is a Christian four form entry secondary school based in Sevenoaks, Kent and we moved into our new building in September 2016.  We have 660 students on roll from years 7 - 11 and our sixth form is due to open in 2018. 

To apply please use the Apply now button or use the form on the school’s website and send to

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. The successful applicant will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure and checks regarding proof of ID, medical clearance and the right to work in the UK.

Closing Date:  15th December 2017

Interviews:  tbc

We strongly encourage applicants to visit the school to see our wonderful new surroundings and experience the culture for yourself. 

If you would like any further information or an informal discussion please contact Karen Partridge, School Business Manager on 01732 469111 or email 

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More about Trinity School Sevenoaks
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Seal Hollow Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3SL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 469111
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Trinity is a growing, non-denominational Christian free school based in Sevenoaks, Kent. We are a single academy trust which operates under the sponsorship of 30 local churches in the Sevenoaks area. Trinity was founded in 2013 by a committed group o...