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Clerk to Governors

Hours of work: 160 hours per annum
Working pattern: Part-time (working for 52 weeks per year plus 0 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Friday 1st July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
St Peter & St Paul CE VA Primary School, Buckhurst Road, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1QE
Phone: 01424 211073
Email: vacancies@stpeterstpaul.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.stpeterandstpaulprimary.co.uk
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. 

Clerk to Governors

Single Status Pay Scale Grade 7, point 18-19

Hours: 160 clerking hours, including 10 hours training per annum.

Salary: Single Status 7 (point 18 – 19; £22,299 - £22,944) pro rata per annum.

The Governing Board of St Peter and St Paul CE VA Primary School is looking for a Clerk. The successful candidate will:

•         be someone who is reliable, confident, good with people, and with an interest in school governance

•         have skills in good administrative practice and experience of minute taking

•         be confident in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and email and have access to the internet.

Responsibilities will include:

•         working effectively with the chair of governors, head teacher and other governors to secure the continuity of Governing Board business.

•         advising on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Board works to the legal framework.

•         an understanding of confidentiality; this 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


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

To apply for a recruitment pack or for an initial discussion, further information or a tour of the school please email vacancies@stpeterstpaul.e-sussex.sch.uk

Closing date: Friday 1st July 2022 Interviews: Tuesday 5th July 2022


Additional Information

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.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/191234/25233

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Bexhill

  • Salary
  • £22,689 to £23,346 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 1 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • St Peter & St Paul CE VA Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • Part time

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education