Clerk to the Governors

Hermitage Primary School
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Hermitage Primary School

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Job Title Clerk to the Governors
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Admin & Other

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Part Time

Start - End Time 4.5 per week Term Time



2,416 - 2,688

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Hermitage Primary school are seeking to appoint a new Clerk to the Governors. This important role is designed to ensure the continuity and effectiveness of governing board business, by providing high quality confidential administrative support, working within governance legislative framework. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for advising the governing board on constitutional and procedural matters, duties and powers, ensuring compliance with governance legislation and recommending good practice. The role is accountable to the governing board, working effectively with the Chair of Governors, the Head teacher and other Governors. Governing Board meetings are held once a month in the evenings, so some evening work is required. However, most of the administrative duties can be undertaken in the Clerk's own home during daytime hours. The successful candidate will be provided with induction training and requested to undertake trianing to gain a professional Clerking qualification. We require someone with good listening/communication skills, together with the ability to successfully work independently and as part of a team. Good English, maths and computing skills are also essential. 



This School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-disclosure form and successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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