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Clerk to Governors

Hours of work: 120 clerking hours plus 10 hours training per annum
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Monday 12 September 2022, noon

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
St. Michael's, Station Road, Withyham, East Sussex, TN7 4BP
Phone: 01892 770307
Email: office@st-michaels.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.st-michaels.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Clerk to the Governors Vacancy

St Michael’s Primary School, Withyham

Hours: 120 clerking hours plus 10 hours training per annum

Salary: Single Status 6 point 14 – Single Status 7 point 19 £18,950 - £21,892) pro rota per annum

The Governing Body 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 Work, Excel and email and have access to a computer and the internet.

Responsibilities will include working effectively with the Chair of Governors, Head Teacher and other Governors to secure the continuity of governing body business. To advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Body works to the legal framework. An understanding of confidentiality 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.

The role will be recruited to under the Clerking Service Protocol; applicants must either hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Body or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme, for which funding and training will be provided.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and complete a Disqualification by Association declaration.

Visits to the school are very welcome from 1 September 2022.

For full details and an application pack, please visit our website www.st-michaels.e-sussex.sch.uk and click on the vacancies page

 If further information is required email: office@st-michaels.e-sussex.sch.uk or telephone 01892 770307

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/186953/26438

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Withyham

  • Salary
  • £20,853 to £23,346 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 12 September 2022

  • Organisation
  • St. Michael's

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 2.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education