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Governance Professional

Cox Green SchoolWindsor and Maidenhead

400 hours per annum • Term time

Cox Green is a well-established co-educational Academy school, situated in the heart of the community of Cox Green, Maidenhead. We have been graded “good” by Ofsted and are oversubscribed year on year; testimony to the quality of teaching and learning we provide.

Are you interested in supporting a local school and engaging with your community? Do you have excellent administrative skills, good writing ability and an eye for detail? Would you like to gain new skills in a flexible, varied and interesting role?

We are seeking a Governance Professional who can provide a full administration service to the Cox Green Schools Governing Body, FGB and its associated committee meetings.  

Previous minute taking experience is essential and knowledge/experience of School/Academy governance is highly preferable. An educational and/or legal background would be beneficial with the capacity to learn quickly.

Duties include advising the governors of procedural and legal duties, preparation and circulation of agendas/minutes and other papers, taking and typing up minutes of the governing body meetings and other administrative duties as required.

You will be computer literate with excellent communication skills, highly organised and motivated to keep to deadlines. The successful candidate must be willing to undertake ongoing training. 

The ability to work flexible hours is important, as some weeks will require more hours than others, including attending evening meetings.

Our Local Authority provide excellent training and support to governance clerks.

Due to the nature of the role a high level of confidentiality will be required.

Full details and application packs for these posts can be downloaded from the school website: Please email completed application forms to

Closing date: 8am, Friday 24 September 2021

Interview date: to be confirmed

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Cox Green School: a company limited by guarantee

Registered in England: Company Number: 07831255

Registered Office: Highfield Lane, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 3AXE

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