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  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421.00 - £28,770.00 Annually (FTE)

Clerk to Governors job summary

Clerk to Governors

Hours: 2.3 hours per week/for each school. - Evening work required.

Working pattern: Negotiable (Hybrid model)

Salary: Scale 5, Point 12-17 - £26,421- £28,770 FTE

Contract type: Permanent, flexible hours over 52 weeks.

Locations: Bassingbourn Village College and The Meadow Primary School (with the addition of Linton Heights Junior in July)

Anglian Learning is a high-performing multi-academy trust responsible for 16 schools in West Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, and Essex, educating over 8,000 pupils and employing more than 1000 staff.

Our vision is for dynamic, empowered learners who thrive and lead in their communities: locally, nationally, and globally. Our schools are at the heart of their communities and as well as providing a broad, rich, and vibrant curriculum to pupils they also provide sporting, community education and other facilities and opportunities to their local community.

We are committed to making Anglian Learning a place where everyone feels valued and has equal access to the opportunities our Trust offers. We are always open to discussing flexible working opportunities or making reasonable adjustments to ensure you thrive in your role.

The Vacancy
We are seeking to appoint one or more Clerks to provide administrative support to several of our school Local Governing Bodies and Trust Board Committees.

The successful candidate/s will provide:

  • - Effective administration of Local Governing Body meetings and membership
    - Professional support and governance advice, in line with our policies and regulatory framework
    - Support with the Trust wide annual cycle of activity including governance documents, training, and template
    - Locum cover for Local Governing Body/Trust Board meeting (additional hours)
    - Support for panel hearings (additional hours)

In due course, there may be scope for the role to grow to cover additional Trust schools and/or to support the central governance function across Anglian Learning. Candidates should indicate in their application which Anglian Learning schools they would be willing to cover https://anglianlearning.org/our-academies/

Experience in school governance is desirable but not essential, we are looking for individuals who:

Can work proactively and at pace directing your own workload. Have excellent communication and proficient interpersonal skills to enable the development of strong, professional relationships with Local Governors, Head Teachers and other key staff across Anglian Learning.

Are experienced in effective meeting administration, preparation of agendas, participation in formal meetings and quality minute taking.

This part-time role is ideal if you are looking for flexibility and elements of home working, whilst still being part of a wider team.

Anglian Learning offers the following benefits to staff.

  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme (CARE)
  • Free membership to all Anglian Learning’s Sports Centres
  • 20% Discount on Adult Education Classes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle To Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Discounted Eye Care Vouchers
  • Annual Flu Jab Vouchers
  • Perkbox Discounts

To apply for the vacancy please click 'apply now' to submit your application.

For further information please contact Kerrie Jones, Head of Governance Support, Compliance and Risk - kjones@anglianlearning.org

Closing date: 18 April 2024
Interview date: To be confirmed
Start date: To be confirmed

*We hold the right to close this vacancy earlier if required*

Anglian Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment and those in regulated activity will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check and online checks. Certificate of Good Conduct and other applicable checks may be requested.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Our policies for Ex-Offenders, GDPR, Safeguarding and Recruitment can be found on our website: www.anglianlearning.org

We value diversity and welcome applications from all, including those with protected characteristics under the Equality Act. Flexible working will be considered.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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