Clerk to Governors, Brighton and Hove

Closing date:Expiring soon

Portslade Aldridge Community AcademyBrighton and Hove

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17.00 per hour/£255 per meeting
Contract term: Permanent

Aldridge Education 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 for their Portslade Aldridge Community Academy, Brighton Aldridge Community Academy and Aldridge Adult Learning.

There will be a total of 18 planned LGC meetings per academic year plus additional meetings e.g. exclusions and/or appeals, as necessary.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for:- 

  • Preparation, typing and distribution of agendas and associated paperwork 
  • Accurate note taking and typing up of minutes at Governor meetings as well as any working parties 
  • Maintaining accurate records of the Governing Body and its membership and updating DfE records 
  • Initiate recruitment process for appointing new Governors and sending out welcome packs
  • 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.

A copy of the job description and person specification can be found on the Aldridge website at   

Please do not hesitate to contact Mr Dylan Moorcraft should you require any further information. 

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.

If you are interested in this role, please submit a CV with a covering letter for the attention of Dylan Moorcraft, Human Resources SE Cluster Manager via email at

Deadline for applications: 11th December 2019

Interviews: week commencing 16th December 2019

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) ...