Clerk to the Governing Body

Riverside Primary School, Hullbridge, Hockley
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Job Ref No. ECC3840-45S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 5 Point 8 - 11 Local Government Payscale
Position Start Date: 02/09/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 05/06/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 8th June 2020  

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Clerk to the Governing Board

Scale 5 Point 8 - 11 £10.34 - £10.97 per hour

(FTE £19,945 - £21,166 pa)

Hours as & when. Flexibility required. Early morning, evening & some home working.

Riverside Primary School is looking to appoint a highly organised, pro-active and self-motivated individual with a professional mindset and effective communication skills to provide full support to the Governing Board. Throughout the academic year, applicants must be able to attend approximately 4 full Board meetings; 8 sub-Committee meetings; and other ad-hoc meetings and events as may reasonably be required.

The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational, communication and IT skills and outstanding literacy skills. They will also have the ability to work accurately, under time constraints and, occasionally, under pressure. In addition, they will have high levels of personal integrity and an ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. They will ensure the smooth running of meetings - preparing meeting agendas and papers; circulating them in advance of meetings; taking accurate minutes; advising Chair/Vice Chair/Governors on administrative/legal considerations where appropriate.; and keeping Governors abreast of responsibilities and duties, along with changes to the educational landscape (both actual and proposed). They will provide full administrative support to the Governing Board.

This is a public facing role and the successful candidate must speak fluent English.

Riverside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, medical check and satisfactory references.

For full details please contact Mrs Jennie Barnes HR Administrator, Riverside Primary School on 01702 230911, or email

Information about the School

Riverside Primary School, situated 500m from the River Crouch, opened in September 2010 when the Infant and Junior schools amalgamated. We are very proud to be an integral part of the village of Hullbridge, building and enjoying strong links with other schools, local businesses and members of our local community.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Claire Smith
Ferry Road, Hullbridge, Hockley
Essex, SS5 6ND
Telephone: 01702 230911

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