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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

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  • The hours required will be 120 hours per annum. Proportion of Week equates to 3.15 hrs 38 weeks per year, term time only

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803 – £30,296 pa pro rata

Pay scale

Grade 6 (pts 15-20)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body of Ruardean C of E Primary School is looking to appoint an organised and efficient Clerk/Governance Professional.

The core responsibility will consist of facilitating meetings of the Governing Body

The role involves preparing, collating, and distributing the agendas along with taking accurate minutes for the main full governing body meetings and the three sub-committee meetings.

Meetings are mostly held after school hours in the evenings and there will be approximately 6 full governing body meetings and 9 committee meeting per academic year. The clerk may also be required to attend any extraordinary meetings that are called, for which additional duties may be claimed.

The hours required will be 120 hours per annum.

You will need to work in partnership with the Chair of Governors and the Headteacher as well as the committee chairs and members. You will help governors understand their roles and functions, whilst maintaining school confidentiality.

Aside from meeting attendance, the role can be carried out flexibly and can be home-based. Communication and meetings may be virtual or held at school, depending on the needs of the school.

Access to a computer and internet is essential for the role. Candidates should be competent in the use of Microsoft Office, OneDrive and email. Knowledge and experience of school governance would be helpful but is not essential and training will be provided.

Duties include:

  • Keeping up to date with current developments and legislation affecting Governance, including the Clerking Competency framework, Governance Handbook and Competency Framework for Governors
  • Supporting the Governing Body on procedural and legislative matters
  • Working with the Chairs, Headteacher and committee members to set agendas.
  • Sharing supporting papers in good time for each committee meeting
  • Recording accurate minutes and distributing agreed versions to the board.

Visits to the school are welcome by prior appointment.

Please apply using the GCC application form.

Completed application forms should be sent FAO: The Chair of Governors to ruardean.recruitment@ruardean.gloucs.sch.uk or chair@ruardean.gloucs.sch.uk

For a full copy of the job description, please visit our vacancies page on our school website: https://www.ruardeancofeprimaryschool.com/vacancies/

alternatively, telephone 01594 542461 or email admin@ruardean.gloucs.sch.uk

Please be advised that applications will need to be supported by two referees and be made using the Gloucestershire County Council application form – We will not accept C.V’s. If you have not heard from us by 29/04/24, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing date 22/04/24 – Interviews: Week Commencing 29/04/24

What the school offers its staff

Ruardean Church of England Primary School is an inclusive school.


Having a specialist Communication and Interaction Centre attached to the mainstream school, means that pupils in this school develop tolerance and acceptance.


All pupils, including those with ‘Additional Needs’ are respected and valued members of our school community.

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)
medical
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

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Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to ruardean.recruitment@ruardean.gloucs.sch.uk

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About Ruardean Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
85 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01594542461

Ruardean Church of England Primary School is an inclusive school. Having a specialist Communication and Interaction Centre attached to the mainstream school, means that pupils in this school develop tolerance and acceptance. All pupils, including those with ‘Additional Needs’ are respected and valued members of our school community.

Academic Standards: The school has made significant progress in academic achievement. At the end of Key Stage 2, pupils’ attainment levels are above national averages.

Happy Learning Environment: Pupils at Ruardean are content and enthusiastic about their learning experience. A positive atmosphere contributes to their overall well-being.

Ofsted Rating: In March 2023, Ofsted rated the school as ‘Good’. This assessment considers various aspects, including finances, admissions, and the school environment.

Community Connection: Being a Church of England primary school, Ruardean maintains strong ties with the local community. This connection fosters a sense of belonging and shared values.

Dedicated Staff and Students: The commitment of both staff and students plays a crucial role in creating a supportive and effective learning environment.

For more information, you can visit the Ruardean Church of England Primary School website or contact them directly at Telephone: 01594 542461 or via email at admin@ruardean.gloucs.sch.uk3.

Arranging a visit to Ruardean Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ruardean.recruitment@ruardean.gloucs.sch.uk.

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