Clerk to the Governors
120 clerking hours plus 10 hours training per annum.
Single Status 7 (point 17-19 | £19,850-£21,040) pro rata per annum.
The Governing Body is looking for someone who is reliable, confident, good with people and with an interest in school governance. You will need skills in good administrative practice and experience of minute taking. You will also need to be confident in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and email and have access to a computer and the internet.
Responsibilities will include working effectively with the Chair of Governors, Executive Headteacher and other Governors to secure the continuity of governing body business. To advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Body works to the legal framework. An understanding of confidentiality is essential for this role.
Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at meetings and minute taking; maintaining a business calendar including policy reviews.
The role will be recruited to under the Clerking Service Protocol; applicants must either hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Body or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme, for which funding and training will be provided.
The schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and complete a Disqualification by Association declaration.
Visits to the schools are very welcome.
Closing date for applications: 5th February 2016
Interviews: 24th February 2016