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Clerk to Governors

  • Organisation
  • Ore Village Primary School
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Ore
  • Salary
  • Single Status (SS)
  • Closing date
  • 15/04/2024
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 9
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/43239/40122
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/43239/40122
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Ore
  • Salary
  • Single Status (SS)
  • Closing date
  • 15/04/2024
  • Organisation
  • Ore Village Primary School
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 9
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education

Hours of work: 9
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only 
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Monday 15 April 2024

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Ore Village Primary School
Rye Road
Hastings
East Sussex
TN35 5DB

Phone:   01424 422979
Email:     office@ovpa-tkat.org
Website: www.ovpa-tkat.org 

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Are you looking for an interesting, autonomous and flexible role within education supporting your local school?  


Ore Village Primary Academy and Pebsham Primary Academy are looking to appoint a highly organised and self-motivated Clerk to Governors to join our amazing community.  This vital role is critical to the effectiveness of our Governing Body in fulfilling its core strategic functions.  As the Clerk to Governors you will be working effectively with the Chair of governors, the Headteacher and other governors, you will ensure the smooth running of the governing body.  


The Clerk to Governors role will include:

 

  • Working with TKAT to ensure the Governing Body meets the requirements of the Trust and the DfE.
  • Preparation, typing and distribution of agendas and associated paperwork
  • Accurate note taking and typing up of minutes at Governor meetings as well as any working parties, committees or panels
  • Maintaining accurate records of the Governing Body and its membership 
  • Advising the Governing Body on procedural issues, legal responsibilities and constitutional matters
  • Managing communication, documentation and correspondence relating to the work of the Governing Body

The Clerk to Governors is a varied and interesting role which will suit someone who wishes to work flexibly, as it involves a mixture of office and home working, as well as attendance at meetings at the school. Meetings require afternoon/early evening attendance (all meetings are scheduled in advance, with reasonable notice provided).


Investing in our employees wellbeing and career development is a priority for us, as the Clerk to Governors we can offer you:

 

  • Excellent ongoing CPD, training programmes, career development and vast promotion opportunities across the trust
  • Coaching and mentoring from the academy’s experienced leadership team
  • A comprehensive induction programme
  • Friendly and supportive environment, where everyone is committed to a work life balance
  • The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • TKAT Widerwallet discount program with a wealth of discounts
  • Free eye tests              
  • Employee Assistance Programme - free & confidential advice on a variety of subjects ranging from physical and mental health to financial help

To find out more about Ore Village Primary Academy please visit our website here.  If you would like to arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01424 422979 or email office@ovpa-tkat.org 


To find out more about Pebsham Primary Academy please visit our website here.  If you would like to arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01424 215175 or email office@pebsham-tkat.org   


To apply click here 

 

 

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.

The Academy 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 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 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.