Clerk to the Governors

Ruardean Church of England Primary School, Ruardean, Gloucestershire, GL17 9XQ

24 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    9 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 July 2022

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Grade 6 (pts 15-20) £23,953 – £26,446 pa pro rata

Clerk to the Governors job summary

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 two sub-committee meetings

Meetings are mostly held after school hours in the evenings and there will be approximately 6 full governing body meetings and 12 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.

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

Applying for the job

Please apply using the Gloucestershire County Council application form.

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

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
81 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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Ruardean C of E Primary School is a voluntary controlled, local authority maintained school with an attached C&I Centre.

It is a small rural primary school, located in the Forest of Dean Gloucestershire

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