Hours of work: 2.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Friday 24 September 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Tollgate Community Junior School, Winston Crescent, Eastbourne, BN23 6NL
Phone: 01323 723298
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
The Governing Body are looking for someone who is reliable, confident, good with people and with an interest in school governance. You will need skills in good administrative practice and experience of minute taking. You will also need to be confident in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and email. Tasks include the preparation and circulation of minutes and papers, attendance at meetings and minute taking, as well as maintaining a business calendar, including policy reviews.
Responsibilities will include working effectively with the Chair of Governors, Head Teacher and other Governors, and to advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Board works to the legal framework. An understanding of confidentiality is essential for this role.
It is recommended that applicants either hold a relevant award (BTEC Level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Body or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme, for which funding and training will be provided.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.