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Locum Clerk to Governors

Hours of work: Casual basis
Working pattern: Locum Deployments 

Closing date: Ongoing Recruitment 
Interview date: Ongoing Recruitment 

For an informal discussion, please contact John Murray - Strategic Planning and Governance Manager on 07895 212856.

Join our team of skilled locum clerks who provide high quality clerking support to schools across the county. This flexible opportunity allows you to take on work throughout the year that fits with your other commitments. 

The locum clerking service aids schools who require one off support for meetings that a substantive clerk is unable to attend, as well as longer term deployments to schools who know they may be without a substantive clerk for some time. 

The role will require you to work effectively with the Governor and Clerking Services, chair of governors, headteacher and other governors at school that you are providing locum services to. You will be required to assist with the continuity of governing body business and observe confidentiality requirements. You will also advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the governing board works to the legal framework.

Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at meetings and minute taking. You may also undertake additional responsibilities for longer deployments.   

It is recommended that applicants either hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Board), equivalent experience, or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme.

Additional Information

This post is subject to an 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 http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

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.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

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.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/81707/23234

  • Number of positions
  • 3

  • Location
  • Countywide

  • Salary
  • £22,689 to £23,346

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Children Services

  • Contract type
  • Casual

  • Work pattern
  • Casual

  • Hours
  • Casual Claims

  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical