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Job Vacancy: Clerk to the Governing Body


As required by the Governing Body

Contract/Hours: Permanent, Casual

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade 5 point 7 (£11.59 per hour)

Hours of work: On average 5-6 hours per week depending on Governing Body requirements

Location: based at Broadwater Church of England Primary School, however, offsite working will be required


The Clerk will need to be flexible on times and will be employed on a contract that he/she will claim for the actual hours agreed and worked for. The post duties are:

  • attending meetings
  • termly briefings/sharing information
  • liaising with the Headteacher, Chair of Governors and Committee Chairs
  • writing up the minutes for each meeting
  • training courses as required
  • Governing Body – general administration

    The main purpose of the role is to provide advice to the governing body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters. New regulations require governing bodies to have regard to advice from the clerk in regards to exercising the governing body functions:
  • Provide effective administrative support to the governing body and its committees.
  • Ensure the governing body is properly constituted.
  • Manage information effectively in accordance with legal requirements

Broadwater CE Primary School is seeking a dedicated and professional clerk to the governing board to start as soon as possible.  We are an Outstanding Primary school in Worthing with a highly experienced governing board who are continually striving for excellence in all we do.

Broadwater is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a full DBS check.

For further details or to arrange an appointment to visit, please contact Mrs Cunnington (Office Manager).

Closing date:  Noon on the Monday 24th April, 2023

Interviews: TBC

Application Form-NonTeaching 

Broadwater CE Primary Clerk to GovsJ ob Description

 Person Specification Clerk to Govs Broadwater CE Primary