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Clerk to the Governing Body

Salary:  Grade G (pro rata)

Hours:   60 hours per annum

 

1.  JOB PURPOSE

To act as the official channel of communication to and from the governing body and to enable the governing body to function smoothly and efficiently.

2.       MAIN DUTIES

  1. AT MEETINGS
  • To work with the Chair of Governors and Headteacher in setting the Agenda for each governing body meeting, and to send out Agendas and supporting papers in good time for each meeting to governors, LA and Diocesan Board (where appropriate).
  • To attend governing body meetings and take accurate notes from which to write the Minutes.
  • To agree the final version of the minutes with the Chair of Governors.
  • To send copies of the minutes to all governors, Headteacher, LA and Diocesan Board (where appropriate).
  • To draft correspondence and ensure that decisions are implemented as agreed at the meeting.
  1. TERMS OF OFFICE
  • To record the attendance of governors at meetings and to advise any governor in danger of disqualification through non-attendance.
  • To check on the expiry dates of terms of office and to advise governors in advance.
  • To inform the Chair of Governors, LA and Diocesan Board (where appropriate) of resignations and appointments, and to ensure that action is taken to fill the vacancies.
  • To deal with correspondence on the appointment of community governors.
  1. ADMINISTRATIVE
  • To set up governors’ hearings, interviews and appeal committees.
  • To advise the governing body on law and procedural matters contained in Education Legislation.
  • To keep up-to-date with current developments and legislation affecting the governance of schools through attendance at termly Clerks’ briefings arranged by the LA, or otherwise.

3.       QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Clerical skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both speech and writing.
  • Knowledge about governing body and LA processes and procedures.
  • Tact, discretion and the ability to work under pressure.

4.       SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

            Nil.

5.       SUPERVISION RECEIVED

The Clerk is responsible to the Chair of Governors and is entitled to support from the LA’s Governor Services Team.

6.       PRINCIPAL CONTACTS

Governors, LA Officers, Head Teachers, staff, parents

7.       SPECIAL CONDITIONS

This job description sets out the main duties of the post at the date when it was drawn up.  Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility entailed.  Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot of themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post.

An application form can be downloaded here.  

Closing date for applications is: Monday 4th December 2017

Interview date:  Wednesday 6th 2017

To register interest please contact Toni Gough at: admin@clearwateracademy.co.uk Tel. 01452 347690.  This post has also been advertised on the Clearwater website.  

Please return completed application form by email to Toni Gough at admin@clearwateracademy.co.uk 

Clearwater Church of England Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.

Clearwater Church of England Primary Academy is part of the Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust (DGAT).

 

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