Clerk to the Governors Vacancy

27th April 2016

Clerk to the Governors Vacancy( XS8.10)

 Dorset Grade 5

 Closing Date: 12 May 2016

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an experienced administrator as Clerk to Governors.  We are seeking a reliable, well organised individual that is able to work under own initiative to deadlines whilst providing administrative support to the Governing Body.

The successful candidate will be required to:

Prepare and distribute agendas and enclosures for full governing body and committee     meetings

  •          Take accurate and concise minutes
  •          Co-ordinate the governing body in an efficient manner
  •          Advise the governing body on legal, constitutional and procedural matters (training will                   be provided)
  •          Attend Clerk’s briefing sessions and liaise with Dorset County Council’s Governor Services Department
  •          Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills

Training and on-going support in all aspects of the role will be available to you from Dorset County Council Governor Services Department.

With the exception of actual meetings, the majority of the role could be carried out in school or from home at a time to suit the post holder as preferred.  There are currently 6 full governing body meetings and approximately 12 committee meetings per academic year.   The job holder will need to be flexible with regard to working hours and days as this is dependent on the prescribed meeting schedule of the Governing Body.  The salary for the role has been calculated as an average of 4 hours per week term time only, however the majority of the hours would be worked on and around the dates of the meetings.

If you have any questions or would like any more information about the role please contact the school office.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

This school values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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