Clerk to school Governing Boardsand Support Officer (Orchard Community Trust)

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Grade 6 £19,652 to £21,697 - Actual Salary
16 Jun 2022
16 Jun 2025
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Orchard Community Trust

Clerk to School Governing Boards and Support Officer

Grade 6 £19,652 - £21,697 – Actual Salary

37 hours Term Time


Are you interested in joining a Trust with a commitment to making a real difference to children and young people?

Do you have an interest in education and helping schools be the very best they can be through effective organisation, high expectations and a clear vision?

We are looking to recruit a dynamic Clerk to School Governing Boards and Support Officer with excellent administration, organisational and interpersonal skills.  In this role you will be a key part of a small but friendly central MAT team, and have the opportunity to develop towards governance professional role and make a real difference to the governance of 7 diverse schools across Orchard Community Trust, supporting the education of over 2,500 pupils/students and employing over 500 members of staff.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to join a family of schools who are committed to providing high quality education within our ethos, culture and values.  We truly believe our staff are our greatest asset in delivering that vision, and we are looking for an exceptional and motivated individual to join our central team.

The core responsibilities of the post will include:

Working closely with the Governing Bodies and Chairs of Governors, along with the Headteacher. This role will support and co-ordinate the distribution of papers, take the minutes and follow up on any further actions accordingly.

Supporting the Governance and Compliance Officer in the fulfilment of the School Governor Service within the Trust, with regard to the smooth running of the Trust’s Board and Governing Board meeting programme.

Providing support to the Governors and schools through advice, guidance and the Governor/ Trustee training programme.

Providing various administrative tasks as required.

Normal office hours apply with the occasional evening work required with advanced notice which could be up to 7.00pm, hours will be flexed to accommodate the requirements of the role

Applications forms and information pack can be obtained by emailing or via the website

Completed applications should be emailed to or alternatively posted to Mrs A Deaville Orchard Community Trust C/O watermill School Turnhurst Road Stoke-on-Trent ST6 6JZ



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