Clerk to Governors Vacancy
£9.37 per hour
NJC Grade D Point 22
Permanent Part time
250 hours per year
Closing date: 27th April 2018
Interview date: 4th May 2018
Countess Wear Community School requires a new clerk to Governors provide essential support, advice and challenge to ensure the Governing Body works as effectively and efficiently as possible.
Practical duties will include attendance and minute taking at all Full Governing Body meetings and appropriate committees, formation of agendas, correspondence, circulation of papers, supporting the Chair of Governors and the Headteacher and advising the governing body on procedural matters.
The post holder would ideally have good ICT and inter-personal skills, together with confidence, adaptability, discretion and the ability to demonstrate a professional approach. You will need to be flexible as meetings are currently held during the day, but we are open to changing our meetings to meet the ideal candidate's needs. Currently we have 1 FGB per half term (2 hours per meeting) and additional committees, such as pay and performance (2 hours per meeting). Full support and training will be provided.
Visits to our school are strongly encouraged, please contact the school office on 01392 203560, to arrange an appointment or to speak with Kelly Hayward.
Our organisation is committed to the safeguarding of children and expects all staff to share in this commitment. As a result of this commitment this position will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.
Do you have:
- the ability to inspire children to develop a growth mindset and a love of learning?
- an inclusive ethos and the skills to meet the needs of all children?
- a creative and flexible approach to teaching and learning?
- excellent interpersonal skills and the desire to learn with and from colleagues?
- strong behavior management skills?
- a commitment to support children’s social and emotional wellbeing?
We can offer you:
- a positive working environment in which relationships are strong and supportive and staff wellbeing is a priority
- children who are courteous and keen to learn
- a school which it at the heart of its community with a high level of parental engagement
- an ethos of ongoing professional learning and collaboration with other schools
- opportunities for leadership development
- extensive grounds and opportunities for outdoor learning
- a school with a wide range of support services, including a counselor and family support worker
We welcome visits to the school, please call the school office on 01392 203560 to make an appointment.
The deadline for applicants is the 3rd May 2018 noon and interviews will take place on 10th May 2018. We welcome applicants from teachers at all stages of their careers.
Our organisation is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people and expect all staff to share in this commitment. As a result of this commitment this position will be subject to an enhanced police check (DBS).