Clerk to Governing Board

Grove Wood Primary School, Rayleigh

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Job Ref No. ECC3833-96S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: LGPS Scale 7
Position Start Date: 01/01/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/11/2023 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Clerk to the Governing Board

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

Scale 7. £14.44 to £16.12 per hour (FTE salary: £27,852 to £31,099). Pay Award pending.

We are seeking to appoint a highly organised, pro-active, self-motivated individual with a professional mindset to provide full support to the Governing Board. Throughout the academic year, applicants must be able to attend approximately 10 Board meetings, plus any other sub-Committee meetings, ad-hoc meetings and events as may reasonably be required.

The successful candidate will:

  • possess very strong organisational, communication, literacy and IT skills
  • be able to work accurately and independently
  • to organise their own time whilst working to strict deadlines.
  • possess 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 Directors abreast of responsibilities and duties relating to operation as an Academy Trust, along with changes to the educational landscape (both actual and proposed). They will provide full administrative support to the Governing Board and will maintain and develop the Governor portal, using Sharepoint, to host and disseminate information, training materials, reference information, etc.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged. Please call Sarah Mark, HR Officer, to arrange a visit.

To apply for this post, and request an application form, please contact Sarah Mark, HR Officer on 01268 743445 or email Application forms can also be downloaded from our website.

Grove Wood 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.

We are a TPP (Trauma Perceptive Practice) school

Closing Date: Noon Thursday 30th November 2023

Interview Date: TBC.

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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Richard Green
Grove Road, Rayleigh
Essex, SS6 8UA
Telephone: 01268 743445

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