27 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    March 2024

  • Closing date

    29 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Rate of pay will be dependent upon experience

Clerk to Governors job summary

Little Thetford CE Primary School

(Part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust)

is seeking to appoint a

Clerk to Governors

Rate of pay will be dependent upon experience and discussion with the Chair of Governors and Headteacher

DEMAT and Little Thetford CE Primary School are looking to appoint a Clerk to Governors, to its Local Governing Body, to start March 2024.

As part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT), Little Thetford CE Primary School is a small, family school where every child is valued, respected, and nurtured. Our aim as a school is to provide a warm, friendly atmosphere in a safe, caring environment where children will be happy and successful.

The purpose of the Clerks role is to ensure the Local Governing Board operates efficiently and effectively in line with its Terms of Reference and other related documentation. The Clerk will be accountable to the Local Governing Body, working effectively with the Chair of Governors, Headteacher and governors. The Clerk will be responsible for advising the Local Governing Body on, duties and powers and will work within the broad current legislative framework. The Clerk will secure the continuity of the Local Governing Body’s business and observe confidentiality requirements.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Clerk to join our highly committed team of Governors.

The successful applicant will be:

Highly organised and able to set clear priorities in managing their workload

Able to work calmly under pressure

Able to show a ‘can-do’ attitude and seek solutions to problems

A strong team player.

A person who demonstrates excellent initiative.

We can offer you:

Excellent support from DEMAT’s Governance Team and the dedicated team of staff at the school

Strong links with the community and local church groups

A school committed to staff well-being

Little Thetford CE Primary School is on an exciting journey, since recently joining the DEMAT family, and we would love you to join us.

For more information please contact: Chair of Governors by email at: chair@littlethetford.cambs.sch.uk

or contact the school on 01353 649260 or by email at office@littlethetford.cambs.sch.uk

Closing Date: 29 March 2024

(We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a suitable number of internal or external applications)

Safer Recruitment

The Diocese of Ely Multi Academy Trust (DEMAT) is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment, and in which all decisions are based on merit.

We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religious or political belief or affiliation, trade union membership, gender, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, socio-economic background or any other inappropriate distinction or characteristic covered by the Equality Act 2010.

DEMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. Please be aware that all shortlisted candidates will have an online search conducted as part of DEMATs due diligence checks in line with KCSIE.

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