Clerk to Governors - Langley Primary School

Langley Primary School
£16,626 - £17,972 pro rata
05 Oct 2018
21 Oct 2018
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£16626.00 - £17972.00 pro rata p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.


Approx 60hrs per year

The Governors of Langley Primary School are seeking to recruit a Clerk to Governors to start as soon as possible.

The post is hourly paid approx. 60hrs per year.

The post requires attendance at all governing body meetings which are held in the evenings in school.

The main duties are:

• Providing advice to the governing body on governance, constitutional, and procedural matters

• Providing effective administrative support to the governing body and its committees, including minuting meetings to a high standard

• Ensuring the governing body is properly constituted

• Managing information effectively in accordance with legal requirements.

You will need excellent administrative, IT, and communication skills, the ability to work to deadlines and flexibility to work at times convenient to the governing body, typically early evening.

We are looking for someone who:

• has a good standard of literacy and numeracy, and ability to produce high quality minutes

• is computer literate, especially with Word, web, and email, and has access to equipment for working from home

• is an efficient administrator, able to use initiative and able to work under pressure including meeting deadlines

• can research and manage advice from a variety of sources

• can support volunteers and lay people in a professional way

• is able to communicate in person and in writing

• understands the importance of confidentiality and integrity

• is willing to work in the evenings

• will undertake CPD and an accreditation programme

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Please complete the attached application form and return to school for the attention of Ms W Qais Chair of Governors, Langley Primary School, Solihull B92 7DJ or by email to

Should you require any further information please contact Mrs Tracey Lake, in the school office on 0121 706 3932.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

Closing Date: 19 October 2018

Interview Date: 26 October 2018

Supporting documents
Job Description
Person Specification
SMBC Application Form
Recruitment Monitoring Form
Notes of guidance for applicants re DBS

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