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  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

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No, visa sponsorship not available

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Full-time equivalent salary

£12.70 Annually (Actual)

Clerk to Local Academy Board job summary

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 members. 

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 requirements.

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 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

·         Strong ICT skills, to occasional work virtually.

We can offer you:

  • Excellent 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.
  • The 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. 

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About The Hereford Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
607 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Here at the Hereford Church of England Academy we serve the community located to the south of the river Wye in the beautiful city of Hereford. We cater for students aged 11 to 16, striving to provide the best possible education and equip all our students to be well rounded and caring citizens who will make a positive contribution to society.

We are part of the Diocese of Hereford Multi-Academy Trust, which stretches from the foot of Eastnor castle to the Shropshire Hills, from the Welsh border to the threshold of the Malvern Hills. The Trust is a family of 15 wonderful schools which are spread out across the Diocese of Hereford (Herefordshire, South Shropshire and Worcestershire).

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