Clerk to the Local Governing Body, Surrey

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St Andrew's CofE Primary SchoolSurrey
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Pay Grade S7, Pro Rata Salary £3,127 - £3,628 (FTE £24,642 - £28,590)
Contract term: Permanent


Part-time and term time only, 209 hours per year

Pay Grade S7, Pro Rata Salary £3,127 - £3,628 (FTE £24,642 - £28,590)

(Subject to annual pay review)

The governors of St Andrew’s C of E Primary are looking to appoint an experienced and self-motivated clerk to join this friendly school at the heart of its community. The clerk is accountable to the governing board, working effectively with the chair of governors, the co-headteachers and other governors.

The clerk to the governors will ensure the smooth running of the governing board: preparing agendas and meeting papers, taking and distributing minutes, providing administrative support, keeping statutory records up to date, maintaining records on policies and date of reviews, and providing procedural and legislative advice to the governing board.

The ideal candidate will be highly organised and able to work to tight deadlines, knowledgeable on governance procedures and education legislation and guidance, an excellent communicator, an ability to maintain confidentiality and have a flexible approach to work.

This is a part-time role covering four local governing body meetings and twelve committee meetings per year. Meetings times vary, mostly early morning and early evening, and last approximately two hours. Full CPD is offered and clerks are expected to attend all relevant training events and briefings.

The salary has been calculated allowing 17 hours per local governing body meeting, 10 hours per committee meeting, 4 hours training per term and 9 additional ad hoc hours.

An application pack is available on the School website and the Trust website under vacancies.

Applications should be returned to Alison Morgan at the address above or by email to We are unable to accept CV’s and the school application form needs to be completed for you to be considered.

Closing Date: 10am, Monday 18 March 2019 Interview Day: Thursday 21 March 2019

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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