Clerk to Academy Committee (Local Governing Body), Oxfordshire

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The Cooper SchoolOxfordshire

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £10.34 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint up to two Clerks to the Academy Committee (Local Governing Body) to provide a professional clerking service to the schools within our academy.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our academy and work flexibly around a calendar of scheduled meetings, providing effective administrative support to the relevant Academy Committee and ensuring that the Academy Committee is properly constituted to manage information effectively in accordance with legal requirements.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills, be able to work independently and be able to organise their own time whilst working to strict deadlines. 

It is expected that there will be three meetings per year (one meeting per term) for each academy school. Working hours will be on a flexible basis with the majority of meetings being in the evening. The majority of the work will include preparation and minute taking for the Academy Committee. It is anticipated that this will mainly involve working from home, with meetings taking place at The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School in the evenings. Meetings are scheduled each term,throughout the academic year.

This is a permanent position of up to 60 hours per annum (exact hours dependent on number of Clerks appointed), term time only, over both academy schools. 

The starting salary will be Grade 6, scale point 8, currently £19,945 per annum (full time equivalent). This equates to £10.34 per hour.

Further details and an application form are available on the Academy website: 

Alternatively please contact the HR team for further information:

Tel: (01869) 362697 


Closing date for receipt of applications: 

Tuesday 30 April 2019, 4pm.

Candidates should state whether they are applying for the position of Clerk at one academy school (up to 30 hours per annum) or both academy schools (up to 60 hours per annum).

Bicester Learning Academy is committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997

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More about The Cooper School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1869 242121
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Bicester Learning Academy

Bicester Learning Academy is a multi academy trust currently comprising The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School.  The academy is run by a board of members supported by a board of directors.  Both schools op...