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Clerk to the Governing Body
  • Employer: St Margaret Clitherow School
  • Reference: Pri/21/143535
  • Published: Tue 16/02/2021, 17:35 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 26/02/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: Variable. Approximately 50 hours per term
  • Salary: £11.82 to £12.53 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Margaret Clitherow School Pembroke, Bracknell, Berkshire, Berkshire

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Clerk to the Governing Body

We are seeking an efficient and proactive Clerk to the Governing Body: this is a key role providing administrative and procedural advice to the Governing Board, ensuring its effectiveness, reporting to the Chair of Governors.

This post is part-time, home-based working, term-time only and requires a degree of flexibility from the post-holder as the schedule of meetings and workloads around them can vary. Governing Body meetings usually take place in school, in the evenings, where the Clerk would attend to take minutes, convene the meetings and provide advice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice to the governing body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters.
  • Provide effective administrative support to the governing body and its committee, which involves preparing agendas in consultation with the Chair of Governors and Head Teacher; taking and writing up the minutes and distributing documentation and other information to the Local Governing board
  • Ensure the Local Governing body is properly constituted
  • Manage information effectively in accordance with legal requirements, including becoming familiar with the DfEs Governance Handbook and provide accurate advice to Governors, as necessary

Hours the Clerk works each month are variable but averaging 3 hours/week.

If you require a visit to the school this can be arranged with social distancing. Please visit our school website ( >Vacancies) for further details and where the application pack and job description can be downloaded. Please contact Mr Clay at  if further information is required.

St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks.

St Margaret Clitherow is a school within Frassati Catholic Academy Trust: a charitable company limited by guarantee

St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School,
Pembroke, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7RD