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Clerk To Governors

Clerk to Governors

£15.04 per hour

Required for an estimated 15 meetings per year along with day time meetings as required


Join Our Committed Team!

We have staff and Governors who are fully committed to going the ‘extra mile’ to meet the needs of our community. Providing a broad and balanced curriculum enriched with a wealth of engaging learning opportunities.


About You

As a clerk to governors, you will bring to the role:

  • A keen interest in education
  • Accurate minuting skills
  • The ability to organise yourself and others
  • An eye for detail and being a great listener
  • Strong commitment and motivation


About the Role

As a clerk to governors, following training, you’ll become a governance professional who provides accurate, comprehensive minutes that evidence effective governance. You’ll also offer support and signpost development opportunities to our federated board.


In return, you’ll be highly valued, meet some of the most interesting people, gain a deep understanding of our federation whilst knowing you play an important part in the education of children.


You’ll have responsibility for two schools and clerk approximately 15 meetings per year (evening and day time) as well as supporting some day time meetings. You’ll need to be flexible and well-organised because you’ll be attending meetings on different days through the week when required. IT equipment provided, but will attend meetings across the federation. Following the meetings you will be required to provide the necessary administration associated, such as compiling minutes and administering exclusions and complaints panels. The role is integral to crating our own Governor Support Service.


What We Offer You

We take pride in offering the best employee experience, with benefits including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Membership of the North Yorkshire Pension Fund with generous employer contributions
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements subject to service requirements
  • A clear career pathway and continuing professional development opportunities
  • A range of staff benefits to help you boost your wellbeing and make your money go further


Previous experience or an understanding of school governance is an advantage but training and support will be provided.


Join us in making a difference in the education of children and helping them become the best they can be!


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment.  This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and approved references.


Download an application form from our website and return completed applications via email to:


by: Friday 21st June 2024, 08.00am.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.




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