clerk is accountable to the governing board, working effectively with the chair
of governors, the headteacher and other governors. The clerk to the governors
will ensure the smooth running of the governing board: preparing agendas and
meeting papers, taking and distributing minutes, providing administrative support
and providing procedural and legislative advice to the governing board. Training can be
provided, but ideally some experience of working in a school or as a Clerk
would be an advantage, but not essential.
The ideal candidate will be highly organised and able to work to tight
deadlines, knowledgeable on governance procedures and education legislation and
guidance, an excellent communicator, an ability to maintain confidentiality and
have a flexible approach to work.
The successful applicant
will be required to attend all Full Governing Body and Sub Committee Meetings
which usually last for approximately two hours. There are currently 6 FGB
Meetings per annum (usually on a Wednesday evening during term time) with
further Sub-Committee meetings to attend.
Queen Elizabeth’s is a
Selective Academy, currently having 530 pupils on roll is located in the small,
rural town of Alford. Queen Elizabeth’s
is a very friendly and caring community in which pupils are known and valued
individually. The atmosphere is calm,
happy and purposeful; standards of attainment, behaviour and dress are high,
and we are proud of our reputation as one of the top schools in the East
Midlands whilst offering a holistic, supportive approach to education.
Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar is committed to
safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks in line with KCSIE 2022
will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The school is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment. The
post is subject to an enhanced Disclosures and Barring Service clearance.
accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability
to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken
English is essential for the post.
This job post has expired.