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Clerk to Governors

  • Organisation
  • The Weald Federation
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Five Ashes, Frant, Mark Cross, Mayfield
  • Salary
  • £26,539 - £27,196 pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 29/02/2024
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 3.32
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/329897/39324
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/329897/39324
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Five Ashes, Frant, Mark Cross, Mayfield
  • Salary
  • £26,539 - £27,196 pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 29/02/2024
  • Organisation
  • The Weald Federation
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 3.32
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education

Hours of work: 3.32 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Thursday 29 February 2024

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Weald Federation
via Mark Cross, Crowborough, East Sussex
TN6 3PJ
Phone: 01892 852866
Email: markcrossoffice@thewealdfederation.org
Website: https://www.markcrossce.e-sussex.sch.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. 

Do you believe that the schools in East Sussex deserve the best possible support to deliver an excellent education for all children and young people? If so, then you would be well suited to working as a Clerk to the Governors at The Weald Federation.

The purpose of this role is to keep The Weald Federation governing board running smoothly through efficient administration and the ability to offer timely advice. You will offer vital support to our governors to ensure that you can fulfil their statutory responsibilities.

You will work closely with the school leadership team to ensure that records are well maintained. You will minute governing board meetings and any appropriate committee meetings as well as clerking panels that might be convened. You will work independently to research policies and procedures that will be critical for the board to follow.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Can take accurate minutes and maintain efficient record keeping systems.
  • Have good attention to detail.
  • Have the ability and willingness to work individually using their own initiative.
  • Have experience of writing agendas and servicing meetings.
  • Have a willingness to work at times convenient to the governing board including evening meetings.

 When completing your application be sure to address how you meet the criteria as advertised drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education, or personal interests.

School Governance is an integral part of the East Sussex strategy to ensure that schools in East Sussex are successful and that children and young people can learn in safe, creative and supportive spaces. This role is essential to this strand of our work

If you would like to apply to join our team, please contact us via email on clerk@thewealdfederation.org for an application pack.  Completed applications should be returned to clerk@thewealdfederation.org.

Annual Salary: £2,208.00 

Closing Date: 29th February 2024
Interviews: TBC 

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.