Clerk to Governors, Brighton and Hove

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Portslade Aldridge Community AcademyBrighton and Hove

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Start date: 3rd June 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17.04 per hour (approx. £3,000 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy and our sister academy Brighton Aldridge Community Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Clerk to the Governors to provide advice to the Governing Body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters.  

There will be a total of twelve meetings per academic year – six at PACA and six at BACA.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for:- 

  • Preparation, typing and distribution of agendas and associated paperwork 
  • Accurate taking of and typing of minutes at Governor meetings as well as any working parties 
  • Maintaining accurate records of the Governing Body and its membership 
  • Attending half termly clerk briefings 
  • Advising the Governing Body on procedural issues, legal responsibilities and constitutional matters 
  • Policy preparation, maintenance, and distribution to staff and Governors 

Knowledge of how schools and governing bodies operate would be an advantage along with previous experience of similar work.

For full job description and person specification please go to our website at: .  If you would like to apply for this role, please submit your CV along with a supporting letter to Sheila Cahill, Executive Assistant at

Closing Date: 21 May 2019

The Principal reserves the right to interview an outstanding candidate prior to the closing date without notice.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

More about Portslade Aldridge Community Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Chalky Road, Portslade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN41 2WS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1273 416300
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About Portslade Aldridge Community Academy

Welcome to Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA), a thriving 11-19 school rated Good by Ofsted (2016). Our results have been consistently improving for over three years and our Progress 8 score (0.3) ...