Hours of work: 3.25 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: Until 21 July 2023
Closing date: Friday 24 February 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Maynards Green Primary, Maynards Green, Heathfield,East Sussex, TN21 0DD
Phone: 01435 812622
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
Clerk Vacancy at Maynards Green Community Primary School
Situated between Horam and Heathfield, Maynards Green is a successful and popular community primary school. The experienced staff team is friendly and is committed to maintaining high standards. The school is currently rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted (2019) and East Sussex Children’s Services.
Hours: 3.25 per week (plus training if required)
Salary: Single Status grade 6-7 (point 14 – 19, £22,778 - £25,271) pro rata per annum
The Governing Board 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 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. You will advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Board works to the legal framework, and have an understanding of confidentiality, which is essential for this role.
• 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 Accreditation Scheme. To apply for a recruitment pack or initial discussion, further information or a tour of the school please contact:
Hannah Cox, School Secretary
firstname.lastname@example.org - Closing Date Wednesday 22 Feburary 2023
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.