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Woodford Primary School

Woodford Primary School

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Clerk to Governors

Salary / Grade: C    FTE £19,312 – £20,092


Pro Rata for hours worked - Pay review pending

3 Hours per week 

38 weeks per year

Required asap

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to act as Clerk to the Local Governing Body at Woodford Primary. We offer a highly rewarding career with plenty of opportunities for professional development.  Our enduring aim is to ensure that all staff are well trained, motivated and provided with the support they need to fulfil their roles.

The Clerk to the Governors will provide advice to the governing body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters. The new regulations require governing bodies to have regard to advice from the clerk in regards to exercising the governing body functions and to

  • Provide effective administrative support to the governing body and its committees
  • Ensure the governing body is properly constituted in line with Trust requirements
  • Manage information effectively in accordance with legal requirements

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of the role – showing skills in organisation of meetings, effective & precise record keeping, have great interpersonal skills and be able to work at the times convenient to the governing body including early evening meetings.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

If you are interested or require more information, please phone/email. An application pack which will include full job description is available from the main office.