Clerk to Governors

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Station Road, Alford, Lincolnshire. LN13 9HY.

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Job Category
Schools - Support
21,589 (Pt 12) reduced pro rata
Criminal Record Check
Enhanced Child and Adult Workforce with child and adult barred list
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
2.5 hours per week
Contact Name
Glen Thompson
Contact Phone Number
01507 462403
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

Required for January 2020 or thereafter.

Part-time Clerk to Governors.


Queen Elizabeth’s is a co-educational selective academy with 554 pupils on roll, including 113 in the sixth form.  The most recent OFSTED inspection judged the school outstanding. 

This is a friendly school community with high expectations.  We are looking to appoint a knowledgeable Clerk to Governors to advise our Governing Body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for all administration in relation to the Governing Body including the preparation, typing and distribution of agendas and associated paperwork; accurate taking of and typing of minutes at all Governor meetings as well as any Governor Committees.  Knowledge of how schools and governing bodies operate is essential and previous experience of similar work would be advantageous.

The School’s Governing Body meets 6 times per year, in the evening within the academic year plus a number of sub-committees including Finance Committee, and the successful candidate would also be expected to work approximately 2.5 hours each week and administrate the 11+ appeals process in conjunction with the County Legal Team.  The school year is over 39 weeks.  Salary will be Pt 12 (£21,589 reduced pro-rata).

Deadline: 12 noon on Friday 13th December 2019.

Applicants should note that this post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance and applications from NQTs are welcomed as well as those from more experienced teachers.  

For an application pack and further details contact Mr G Thompson (Headteacher), Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Station Road, Alford, LN13 9HY. Tel: 01507 462403  E-mail: Web:

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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