ADMINISTRATOR (CLERK) TO THE SCHOOL BOARD
Elstree Screen Art Academy
120 hours per year to be worked flexibly , Term time only
Full time equivalent: H7 point 19, £29,777 + £988 Fringe allowance
Actual starting salary including Fringe allowance: £2,189.00 per annum
Required as soon as possible
We are seeking an Administrator (Clerk) to the School Board to join the team at Elstree Screen Arts Academy. The post holder will be required to work flexibly in order to meet the needs of the School Board with some meetings being held in the evenings.
Whilst the main School Board meetings are set a year in advance, you will also be supporting panels for complaints and exclusions, should the need arise at other schools within the Trust. This panel work will require flexibility in approach and times, with many panels being held in the evenings.
We would like you to have:
previous experience of working as a clerk within an educational environment - desirable but not essential as full training can be provided for the right person
the ability to maintain confidentiality, remain impartial and act with integrity
the ability to work as part of a team and also able to work independently using your own initiative
very good listening, oral and literacy skills
experience in writing agendas and accurate concise minutes
high levels of attention to detail and the ability to work to a high standard
good ICT including keyboarding skills and proficiency in using the internet to access relevant information
efficient organisational skills – able to organise your time, organise meetings and work to deadlines
experience/understanding of record keeping, information retrieval and dissemination of a range of documentation
the ability to build relationships with others and maintain contacts with outside agencies
a willingness to attend appropriate training and development
flexibility – able to work at times convenient to the School Boards, including evening meetings and able to travel to meetings
a natural aptitude to model the Trust’s core behaviours – ‘ We display transparency, kindness and respect in all our interactions with others, and support each other in all our endeavours. We are tenacious in our desire to make the difference together’.
We can offer:
A permanent annualised hours contract of 120 hours per year to be worked flexibly during term time only
A positive working environment within the schools and Trust
The support of a highly professional and committed staff team and the opportunity to expand your professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships
If you would like to join a high performing, supportive and friendly staff team, we would like to hear from you.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
How to make an application:
Please read the attached appointment brief before completing your application.
To apply, complete the My New Term Application Form using the Supporting Statement section of the form to detail your suitability for the role, your motivation for making an application and how your knowledge, experience and training meet the person specification.
The vacancy closes at 9am on 18 December 2023, however, early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable applicant be found.
Interviews: as soon as possible thereafter
If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please Susan Poole, Head of Governance and Compliance, email@example.com
Danes Educational Trust Address: C/o St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 6EW
Tel: 01923 284169
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