Clerk to the Local Governing Body

Based from: All Saints Axminster CofE Primary School, Beer CofE Primary School and some home working
Contract Term: Part time, Permanent
Salary: SC4 SCP 10-13 from £13.24 an hour (£25,545 - £26,873 FTE)
Hours: 4 - 8 hours per week (we are open to applications for one or both roles). 40 weeks per year
Closing date: Friday 1st December 2023 at 12pm

All Saints Axminster CofE Primary School and Beer CofE Primary School are seeking a Governance Clerk. This is an exciting opportunity for someone that wants to play a meaningful and supportive role in the administration of the school’s local governing body, or to re-join a school environment. In this role, you’ll be working as part of team of Clerk’s across the Trust and supported with excellent CPD opportunities.

We are seeking to recruit a professional and enthusiastic person to one or both schools who has effective ICT skills, excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, along with initiative and enthusiasm. Supported and trained by the Trust, you will provide support to the governing body based on the Trust Scheme of Governance. You’ll be given opportunities to seek professional training, including a qualification in Professional Clerking. You’ll have relevant experience and transferable skills to provide an efficient and professional service to a Local Governing Body, including minute taking, formation of agendas, circulation of papers and providing advice and guidance on procedural matters.

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Closing date: Friday 1st December 2023 at 12pm

Interview date: to be confirmed.

Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post. Our safeguarding policy can be viewed on our policies page, which can be viewed here