Clerk To The Governing Body

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About the role

We are looking for a clerk for our Governing Body. The successful candidate will have excellent minute taking skills and the ability to communicate effectively, work under pressure and meet deadlines. An understanding of the legislation and practice of school governing bodies would be desirable, but not essential.

The Clerk will report to the School Business Manager but will also be accountable to the Headteacher and to the Chair of Governors. The Clerk will be responsible for advising the Governing Body on constitutional matters and its duties and powers and will work within the broad current legislative framework. The post holder will help to secure the continuity of Governing Body business and observe strict confidentiality requirements.

Hours: Approximately 12 meetings per year, held in the evenings.

Payment: The post holder will be able to claim for the duration of each meeting, to the nearest 15 minutes, plus 3 hours per meeting for preparation, drafting minutes etc.

Visits to the school are welcomed, and recommended. Please contact Stella Barnes on 01462 432950 to arrange.

Applications should, preferably, be made electronically. Please email for an application pack.


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Contact details

Mr Richard Cano , Headteacher
Fairfield Way Hitchin
Hertfordshire SG4 0PU

Telephone: 01462 432950
Fax: 01462 437950