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Clerk to Governors (Internal Position)

Goosewell Primary AcademyPlymouth

Hours/Contract: Part-time, Term-time, Permanent Contract. 90 hours per year. 


The Role: The Governing Body of Goosewell Primary Academy wish to appoint a Clerk to Governors, starting immediately.  A clerk to the governing body is a critical position in the running of the school.  You would work closely with the Headteacher and Chair of the Governing Body.  You need to be a highly organised person with attention to detail.  You will have experience in minute taking and meeting organisation and be able to demonstrate a diplomatic approach to communication. 


School Background: At Goosewell Academy, all children are nurtured and encouraged to fulfil their potential by our committed and talented staff. We want all our pupils to be well-rounded and happy learners who are challenged so that they achieve their potential and are ready for the next stage in their lifelong journey of education. Alongside this, we promote an ethos of children and adults working together respectfully to create a safe and supportive environment that contributes to our community. 

Goosewell Primary is a successful, highly regarded three-form entry primary academy with a PAN of 630. The Academy was inspected in December 2019 and received a Good rating: ‘Pupils thrive at Goosewell Primary Academy. They enjoy learning and making friends. Many pupils told inspectors that the school was very friendly and that pupils were kind and well behaved. Pupils learn about the importance of acting respectfully and with empathy for others throughout the curriculum.’

Next Steps: So if you have any queries about this role, please get in touch by calling Lizaine Arnold, Office Manager on 01725 482960 or email at larnold@goosewell.plymouth.sch.uk. If you are experiencing any technical issues, please contact recruitment@reachsouth.org for support.

 

All applications to be made directly through TES.


Closing date: for applications is Sunday 5th December 2021 at Midnight.


Interview Date:  Interviews dates are to be confirmed.


Opportunities and Benefits:  We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.  We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training. 

 

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

Reach South Academy Trust is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process or in the terms and conditions offered to new employees, or promoted employees.


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