16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

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Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Part time: 4 meetings of Full Governing Body per academic year (2.5 hours) 4 meetings of Finance and Personnel Committee per academic year (1.5 hours) 3 meetings of Premises Committee (1.5 hours) 3 meetings of Curriculum Committee (1.5 hours) 14 meetings (25 hours) plus additional hours for administration Total: 117 hours/year

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 8, point 15, £13.69 an hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Head Teacher and Governors are looking to appoint an experienced and dedicated Clerk to the Governing Body of Old Dalby Church of England Primary School. We are seeking an individual who is highly motivated and well organised, able to provide an efficient and professional service. The Clerk should enable the Governors to support senior leaders in achieving the highest standards of progress and attainment. The Governing Body at Old Dalby School is well established with effective procedures in place. The school is a single academy trust.

The main duties of the post will include preparing agendas, collating and distributing documents, taking and distributing minutes, maintaining records of governing body business and giving procedural and legislative advice to the governing body. Meetings will usually be held in school outside of school hours, in the early evening; meetings are occasionally held via Zoom. Flexibility in attending meetings is required. A knowledge of governance in a Church of England school would be desirable, though not essential.

What the school offers its staff

Our governing body is a group of passionate people who are committed to supporting the school, driving improvement and celebrating success.

The post of Clerk to Governors is a vital part of the school.

We have a supportive and friendly team of staff.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to rbrowne@olddalbyschool.org.uk

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About Old Dalby Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
143 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

A growing Church of England primary school serving a very supportive community of the surrounding villages.
Recently expanded, we are becoming a one form entry.

Arranging a visit to Old Dalby Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rbrowne@olddalbyschool.org.uk.

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