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Required as soon as possible

Clerk to Governing Body

76 hours per Year Level Scale 5 Point 12 to 17

(£13.69 to £14.91 per hour)

                 (Reviewed annually)                  

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment history references.

We are looking to recruit a Clerk to Governing Body to be reviewed annually. The position will require hours worked to be submitted to the chair on a monthly basis.

Details of service required:

  • To Support the Chair of Governors to meet requirements of the role.
  • To produce paperwork and agenda’s in time and ensure distribution of agenda’s and paperwork to recipients in a timely manner, to ensure Governing Body effectiveness.
  • To record attendance at the governing body meetings.
  • To Advise Governing Body on Legislation and procedural good practice.
  • To send draft minutes to the Chair within 5 working days of the meeting for approval and then circulate them to all governors.
  • To ensure the Trust maintains a full record of all governors’ business to meet all statutory and audit requirements.
  • To maintain strict confidentiality.

For further details, please contact Teresa Crawford, HR Manager on  

Applications close 9am, Wednesday 26th June 2024. Please send completed application forms, together with a short letter of introduction to:

Applicants are thanked for their interest in Sir Harry Smith Community College.  Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted after the closing date. 

(We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we consider that we have received an appropriate number of suitable candidates for the post).