Clerk to the Governors, South Bristol

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Vision For Education LtdSouth Bristol

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Start date: 02/09/2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £1454 P/A
Contract term: Permanent

Vision for Education is seeking to appoint a clerk to the governors to work in a local secondary school in South Bristol. This is a part-time position which will commence in September 2019 on a permanent basis. 

The role

The Clerk will work alongside the chair of governors, chairs of the committee’s and headteacher in dealing with administrative matters for the board of governors and advising on procedural issues of governance and statutory duties. Central to the role is preparing for, taking notes at and producing accurate minutes for meetings. Dealing with administrative matters for the board of governors and advising on procedural issues of governance and statutory duties. 

The clerk is required to attend all evening meetings to take minutes. These are usually held on a Monday and start at 18.00. Typically, there are 18 meetings per year. The post will involve approximately 6 - 8 hours per meeting/160 hours per annum and the clerk may be asked to take on additional work with prior agreement. Any hours over and above this will be paid on an ad hoc basis

The school

This is a good school which has high standards and expects the best provision for the children under its care. The school has a fantastic support network and is offering full training for role. There is free on-site parking and is easily accessible by public transport. 


To be considered for the position of clerk to the governors, you will:

• Have previous admin experience (preferably within a school-based setting)

• Flexible with hours and be able to attend meetings at various times during the    evening and day.

• Have a genuine desire to work within a school

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an enhanced DBS Check that must be registered to the Update Service.

About Vision for Education  

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

How to apply

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our secondary team on 0117 248 2600 or email 

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