The purpose of the Clerk role is to ensure the Local Governing Board
(LAB) operates efficiently and effectively in line with its Terms of Reference
and other related documentation. The clerk will report to the
Trust's Governance Officer, as well as being accountable to the Local
Governing Board, working effectively with the Chair, Headteacher and
The Clerk will be responsible for advising the LAB on duties and powers,
and will work within the broad current legislative framework. The Clerk
will secure the continuity of the LAB’s business and observe confidentiality
We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join
our highly committed team of clerks.
Each meeting is allocated 6 hours, which covers the on-site meeting (2
hrs) plus the administration work, which can be undertaken remotely.
The successful applicant will be:
Highly organised and able to set clear priorities in managing their
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
Strong ICT skills, to occasional work virtually.
We can offer you:
support from the Policy & Governance Officer, and the dedicated team
of staff at the school, including training and the necessary tools to
carry out the role.
Trust is committed to staff well-being, and you will have access to an
Employee Assistance program and employee rewards.
If you would like to find out more about this role, please contact Karen Bowen for an informal discussion.
The Trust and school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children, therefore all shortlisted applicants must be prepared to
undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children
and young people, in accordance with the DfE’s “Keeping Children Safe in
Education”. An enhanced DBS will be required for this role. The
Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
The Hereford Church of England Academy and the Diocese of Hereford Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level, along with other standard pre-employment checks.
Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.
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