We are currently looking for a…
CLERK TO GOVERNORS
We are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Clerk to the Governing Body who
is able to work to deadlines but also demonstrate a flexible approach to working hours. The
successful candidate will; display resilience and initiative, be organised and efficient,
understand the need for confidentiality, be tactful and reliable, whilst proving proactive in
the co-ordination of information for Governors regarding local and National policy.
Governing Body meetings are held 6 times per year on a weekday morning. The role will
include the preparation and circulation of agendas, minutes and associated paperwork,
which requires strong IT and communication skills.
Abbey Court caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently
located on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road
(Secondary & Further Education). The Primary site is also home to our brand new school
The role is to commence as soon as possible and it is anticipated will be for 36 hours per
annum. Experience preferred but not essential.
We are fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the children at Abbey Court School.
All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal
records and barring check, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other
vetting checks. Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and
procedures which encourage and promote safe working practices across the school. On
joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain
safe working practice, and safeguard our children and young people.
A copy of the school's Safeguarding Policy is available to read here - https://www.abbeycourt.medway.sch.uk/about-us/primary-department/