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Clerk to the Governors Level 2

Job information
Salary £10.21 per hour
Organisation Ivington Church of England Primary School
Hours 73.5 hours per annum
Term/duration Permanent
Closing date 12 pm on 8 October 2021

Job details

The governors and leadership team of this popular and successful school are seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Governors to start as soon as possible.

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. M. Smith, via phone or email (

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