Clerk To The Trust, Derby

Closing date:

Chellaston AcademyDerby

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £11.98 - £12.78 per hour, equivalent to scale point 25 – 27.
Contract term: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a candidate with strong administrative experience, ideally with previous clerking experience, to join PEAK Multi Academy Trust (MAT) as it embarks on its journey of growth. The MAT, which is expected to convert in January 2018, will initially consist of four schools: Chellaston Infant School; Chellaston Junior School; Homefields Primary School and Chellaston Academy. 

Given the developmental stage of the MAT, this position gives the successful candidate the breadth to develop and implement new systems and processes to support the Trust Board going forward.

 About the role:   

- To act as Clerk to the Members and Board of Trustees and relevant committees, planning and organising meetings, producing and distributing agendas and minutes in a timely manner, and managing membership in line with  statutory requirements, whilst also acting as lead Clerk to Governors in the MAT. 

- To lead the development and implementation of MAT governance strategy and systems to ensure a highly effective Trust and school governance provision.

Estimated hours per meeting:

Preparation and circulation of agenda and papers – 1 hour 

Clerking meeting – 2 hours 

Finalising minutes and circulation – 3 hours

The ideal candidates will be reliable, confident, well organised, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have an interest in and ideally, experience of school governance. You will need to have strong IT and administration skills, a flexible approach and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Previous experience of minuting meetings and producing documentation is essential.

Further details about our school can be found on our website:  

Closing date for receipt of applications: Wednesday 21st November 2018. 

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More about Chellaston Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Swarkestone Road, Chellaston, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 5UB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 702502
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I feel privileged, having been appointed in September 2015, to be only the third Headteacher of this Academy since it opened in 1977. The ongoing continuity that this provides has given the Academy a distinctive and strong ethos in which we expect al...