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Clerk to Governors

Job information
Salary £825.00 per annum
Organisation Cradley Church of England Primary School
Location Cradley Church of England Primary School
Hours 73.5 per annum
Term/duration Permanent
Closing date 11.59 am on 15 July 2021

Job details

Start date: September 2021

The governors and leadership team of this popular and successful school are seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Governors from the beginning of September 2021.

Main responsibilities:

 To work with the Chair of Governors and the Headteacher on the contents of the agenda and the supporting papers for each meeting of the Governing Body.

 To check with the chair on any actions that have been taken by him/her between meetings and that they are reported to the Governing Body.

 To prepare and send out the papers to the Governing Body providing at least seven clear days’ notice.

 To attend governors’ meetings and to take accurate notes from which to prepare the minutes.

 To ensure that the Governing Body fixes the dates of future meetings and the Local Authority is informed.

 To write, produce and send copies of the draft minutes to the Chair and Headteacher for approval.

 To distribute the minutes to governors, the LA and the school after they have been checked by the Chair and     Headteacher.

 To record the attendance of governors at meetings and provide information to the Chair if any governor may become disqualified through non-attendance.

 To check on the dates of expiry of terms of office and provide information to the Governing Body as necessary.

 To inform the Chair and the LA of any resignations and appointments and ensure that action is taken to fill a vacancy.

 To deal with correspondence on the appointments of co-opted governors.

 To maintain relevant files and records of correspondence and documents.


All vacancies that involve working with vulnerable adults and/or children will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure at Enhanced Level.

For more information contact

For application packs: please contact the Headteacher, Mrs. D. Jones, via phone or email (

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.