Hours of work: 2.52 hours per week (130 hours per year)
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Friday 22 October 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Westfield School, Main Road, Westfield, TN35 4QE
Phone: 01424 751404
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Clerk to Governors
Single Status Grade 7 Point 18 (£22,299 pro rata)
130 hours per year
Westfield is a popular one-form entry village school, set in the countryside just outside of Hastings. We aim to create well-rounded, self-motivated individuals who are healthy, confident, happy and achieve the best they can. We are a good school and we want a team member who can help the school to be the best it can be.
The Governing Board is 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 and have access to a computer and the internet. Responsibilities will include working effectively with the chair of governors, headteacher and other governors to secure the continuity of governing board business. 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. Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at meetings and minute taking; maintaining a business calendar including policy reviews. It is recommended that applicants either hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Board or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors qualification.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND AN APPLICATION FORM PLEASE EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org or CONTACT THE SCHOOL OFFICE 01424 751404
CLOSING DATE: Friday 22 October 2022
Our school is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity and to the safeguarding of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
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.