Hours of work: 4.33 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only
Closing date: Monday 28 November 2022
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Wadhurst Primary School and Nursery, Sparrows Green, Wadhurst East Sussex, TN5 6SR
Phone: 01892 783155
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
We are looking to recruit a new Clerk to the Governors at Wadhurst CE Primary and Nursery.
Hours: 215 clerking hours plus 10 hours training per annum
Salary: Single Status 7 (point 18 – 19 £24,614 - £25,271) pro rata per annum
The Governing Body are looking for someone who is reliable, confident and good with people and with an interest in school governance. You will need skills in excellent 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, Head teacher and other governors to secure the continuity of governing body business. To advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Body 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.
The role will be recruited under the Clerking Service Protocol; applicants must 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.
To apply for a recruitment pack, please see the School website or contact the School Office.
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.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.