Clerk to Governors
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/10831
  • Published: Fri 16/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 29/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: Tasked based
  • Salary: £17 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 9PW

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Clerk to Governors

Job introduction

Required: October 2020

Role: Experienced Clerk to Governors

Contract Type: Tasked based

Salary: £17 per hour / £255 per meeting

Aldridge Education are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Clerk to Governors to provide procedural, legislative and constitutional advice and guidance to the Local Governing Committee on all governance related matters, for their Portslade Aldridge Community Academy, Brighton Aldridge Community Academy and Aldridge Adult Learning.

About the role

There will be 18 planned LGC meetings per academic year plus additional meetings e.g. exclusions and/or appeals, as necessary.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:-

  • Preparation, typing and distribution of agendas and associated paperwork
  • Accurate note taking and typing up of minutes at Governor meetings as well as any working parties
  • Maintaining accurate records of the Governing Body and its membership and updating DfE records
  • Initiate recruitment process for appointing new Governors and sending out welcome packs
  • Advising the Governing Body on procedural issues, legal responsibilities and constitutional matters
  • Policy preparation, maintenance, and distribution to staff and Governors

Knowledge of how schools and governing bodies operate would be an advantage along with previous experience of similar work.

A copy of the job description and person specification can be found on the Aldridge website under 'Vacancies' - http:// Please do not hesitate to contact Penny Coppins (Interim HR Advisor for the South) should you require any further information.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that this role is task-based, therefore in addition to the hourly rate specified in this advert there is the separate fee of £255.00 per meeting - please see the job description on our website for further details.

If you are interested in this role, please submit a CV along with a covering letter for the attention of: Penny Coppins, Interim Human Resources Advisor for the South, via email to the Human Resources generic email address detailed in this advert

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our students, staff and candidates safe, interviews will be carried out remotely using Microsoft Teams

Deadline for applications: 29 October 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 16th November 2020

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Brighton & Hove City Council is advertising on behalf of the school and is not the employer in this case.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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