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Tuesday, 8 December 2015

School Seeks a New Clerk

Milford on Sea Primary School are looking for a Clerk to the Governing Body.

This would make a great part time job for someone with admin/minute taking experience looking for flexible working hours in a stimulating environment with the ability to work partially from home. Full training and support available.

Please see below for Job Description.

Application Procedure - Closing date: Wednesday 16th December 2015

For an application pack please phone Julie Turner, Admin Manager, on 01590-642945.

For a visit or any questions please contact Sue Towndrow, Chair of Governors, on 01590-645442.

Milford-on-Sea Primary School

Milford-on-Sea Primary School | Clerk to Governing Body - Job Description

 Closing date: Wednesday 16th December 2015
 Contract/Hours: Permanent, Part-time
 Salary Type: EHCC/Support Staff
 Salary Details: Scale D
 Hours of Work: Approximately 30 hours/term with the ability to work from home for the majority of the time
 Location of role: Milford-on-Sea Primary School
 Contact e-mail address:

Job/Person Spec
We are looking to appoint an organized, flexible and reliable Clerk to the Governing Body to provide high quality clerical and administration support. You will be required to attend approximately 30 meetings a year as well as advise the Governing Body on matters of procedure and to prepare and maintain records. The clerk’s role is to ensure that the business of each Governing Body meeting is conducted efficiently, operates within its powers and follows agreed and proper procedures. Full training and support will be provided.

The duties include:
 Providing advice on governance, constitutional, legal and procedural matters
 Providing effective administrative support
 Ensuring the Governing Body is properly constituted
 Managing information effectively in accordance with legal requirements
 Maintaining and storing policies and records
 Agenda setting in liaison with Committee/Governing Body Chairs and the Head
 Minute taking
 Co-ordinating meetings
 Producing policy documents and minutes
 Dealing with Governors’ correspondence and enquiries

The successful candidate will:
 Be able to demonstrate a high standard of efficient, accurate and confidential record keeping
 Be able to understand and follow procedures and policies
 Have good IT skills
 Have good communication skills
 Have experience in a clerical or administrative post
 Be able to demonstrate an ability to work under own initiative
 Keep up to date with current legislation

Previous experience of Governing Body Clerking or working in a school is desirable.

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