Clerk to Governors
The hours are varied and will be agreed on appointment. Most Clerks start on approximately 20 hours per school term and build up their hours once they gain more experience. The average hours in the team are approximately 60 hours per school term.
The salary given above will be pro-rata to the number of hours worked.
We are looking for Clerks to cover the Stoke-on-Trent and/or Staffordshire area.
This is an exciting opportunity to help drive forward school improvement by making a significant contribution to governance. You will be accountable to the governing body, working effectively with the chair of governors, and with the Headteacher or Principal and other governors and will be trained to a nationally accredited level.
You will co-ordinate the distribution of papers for meetings, and will minute meetings. You will also be responsible for advising the governing body on constitutional matters, duties and powers and will work within the broad current legislative framework.
The variable hours nature of the post requires some evening work, but exact hours are open to negotiation and are flexible.
You will be well organised, with good listening, oral and literacy skills. You will also have experience of accurate minute taking.