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  • Start date details

    November 2023

  • Closing date

    27 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£125 per full governing body meeting

Clerk to Governors job summary

This role is crucial in supporting our Governors carry out their responsibilities effectively and requires someone who is competent, organised and flexible with excellent communication, literacy, IT and administrative skills. Previous experience would be an advantage.

The Clerk to the Governors is responsible for providing high level advice to the Governing Body on constitution, governance and procedural matters as well as providing effective administrative support including preparing and attending all committee meetings, taking minutes, keeping records and advising on local and national developments that will impact Governor’s work.

The Clerk will work closely with our Chair of Governors and it is essential that they are proactive, can work under their own direction and manage day to day issues that arise whilst keeping the Chair fully informed.

The role allows for a mixture of both school based work and working from home. Currently the Full Governing Body meetings (7 per year & approx. duration of 2hrs) are held on site with sub-committee meeting also on site. 

Training for Clerks is provided by the local authority, as well as opportunities to network with other Clerks.

If you…

  • Are interested in this role and joining our school community
  • Are able to work collaboratively and supportively as part of a team and build relevant external networks with the School, Diocese and Local Authority
  • Have good listening, oral, literacy and IT skills
  • Are proactive, flexible, self-motivated, able to use your own initiative, organise time effectively and meet deadlines
  • Have good administrative and organisational skills in minute taking, record keeping, information management and keeping various partners and governors up to date
  • Are able to develop your own knowledge of relevant educational and statutory information
  • Can operate with integrity, confidentiality and impartiality
  • Are open to change and learning, including your own personal professional development

…We would love you to hear from you!

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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About Bromham CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
451 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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