Whiteley Primary School

Clerk to Governors Vacancy – closing date 15th October at 12:00pm Midday

Whiteley Primary School are seeking to appoint a clerk to support the work of our governing body. The successful applicant will need to be available to attend the full governing body meetings held once per half term (Weds, 7.30pm) and the two committee meetings held twice per half term (Mon/Tues, 4.30pm). They will then need to be self-motivated and well-organised to be able to organise their hours flexibly in order to carry out aspects of the role beyond meetings, including home working.

Duties include:

  • Ensuing effective timetabling, administration and organisation of governing body meetings;
  • Preparing agendas and organisation of paperwork for meetings, in conjunction with the Chair of governors and Headteacher;
  • Accurate minute-taking of meetings, ensuring timely distribution and filing of all paperwork;
  • Maintaining the GovernorHub (online system) to ensure that paperwork is available to all governors;
  • Managing and maintaining records of governor correspondence;
  • Close liaison with the Chair or governors, chairs of committees, Headteacher and school senior admin officer regarding governing body matters;
  • Providing advice to the governing body over changes to statutory requirements, policies or other governance matters. Support and training for this is provided through Hampshire Governor Services.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an excellent communicator;
  • Be well-organised and self-motivated;
  • Be able to keep to deadlines;
  • Be confident with IT;
  • Be willing to undertake training and/or keep up to date with the requirements of the role if they are already an experienced clerk;
  • Be able to maintain absolute confidentiality.

We are hoping to appoint a clerk as soon as possible to allow a handover period with our current clerk.

If you are interested in applying please contact Elaine Binks, Senior Admin Officer at adminoffice@whiteley.hants.sch.uk for an application pack

 

Safer Recruitment 

Whiteley Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Whiteley Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.