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Clerk to Governors

Hours of work: 3.25 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time 
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Saturday 1 October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Rampion Federation, North Street, Hellingly, East Sussex, BN27 4DS
Phone: 01323 844346
Email: office@hellingly.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.hellingly.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

The Governing Board of The Rampion Federation (Grovelands and Hellingly Community Primary Schools) are looking for an advisory clerk to governors 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 Word, Excel and email and have access to a computer and the internet. Meetings are normally held at one of the schools and occasionally online.

Responsibilities will include working effectively with the Chair of Governors, Executive Headteacher, Heads of School and other governors to secure the continuity of governing board business, and advising on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Board works to the legal framework. An understanding of confidentiality is essential for this role.

Tasks will 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 be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 1 October 2022.

Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

For further information or an application pack, person specification and job description please contact the school office at Hellingly CP School on 01323 844346 or by email to office@hellingly.e-sussex.sch.uk

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/191234/27236

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hellingly

  • Salary
  • £22,689 - £23,346 per annum pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 01/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • The Rampion Federation

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 3.25

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education