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Clerk to the Governors (starting asap)

Trinity School SevenoaksKent

FTE Salary £22,581 - £25,564 per annum (actual salary £4,759.46 - £5,388.20 per annum)

9 hours per week, 40 weeks per annum 

3 days per week Wednesday – Friday 9.00 am to 12.00 pm (flexibility with days/hours considered)

We are looking for an extremely organised, effective and flexible Clerk to the Governors to join the Trinity team reporting to the Chair of Governors.  The successful candidate will also provide secretarial support for Sevenoaks Churches Educational Trust (SCET).

You will be an individual who prides themselves on attention to detail, able to take accurate minutes, prepare agendas in consultation with the Chair of Committee and Headmaster and collate & distribute papers for meetings in a timely manner. Other responsibilities will be providing advice and information to the governing body.

The successful candidate will understand the importance of strong Governance and that the Clerk plays a pivotal role.  Previous secretarial, office or administrative experience is essential and school experience would be a distinct advantage.  A positive attitude and calm manner with the ability to prioritise and deal with a demanding workload is vital.  You will be an excellent communicator, have a professional approach and be able to deal with complex matters both face to face and in writing.  Candidates will have strong MS office skills e.g. Word and be competent users of email.

In return Trinity can offer:

• A Christian school with a strong vision, values and leadership

• We strive to place staff and students at the centre of everything we do

• We are confident you will enjoy coming to work each day

• There is a real unity across the school and at every level 

• You will be joining a school where your efforts will not go unnoticed 

• There is ample on-site staff parking

• Good travel links to London (35 mins by train), M25 (10 mins) and we are located in the heart of rural Sevenoaks

You will be part of a supportive and collaborative team based in the office.  We will provide support and the opportunity initially to shadow the existing clerk who will be available to provide advice and help.

We are a Christian school through and through and are very keen to uphold this important and foundational element at Trinity.  You do not have to be a Christian to join us but be sympathetic to our Christian values.

We highly recommend you come and visit us to experience what others so readily affirm that Trinity is truly a unique place, with a calm and caring atmosphere. 

To apply please use the Apply now on the TES jobs website https://www.tes.com/jobs/ or use the form on the school’s website www.trinitysevenoaks.org.uk and send to hr@trinitysevenoaks.com. 

We will be recruiting as applicants apply and therefore the post may be filled before the close date. 

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. The successful applicant will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure and checks regarding proof of ID, medical clearance and the right to work in the UK.

If you would like any further information, arrange a visit or an informal discussion please contact Fiona Smith, HR Officer on 01732 469111 or email hr@trinitysevenoaks.com 

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