Clerk to Governors

St Peter St Paul Church of England Primary School,  Wainfleet Road Burgh Le Marsh Skegness PE24 5HE

Job Location(s)
Burgh le Marsh
Job Category
Schools - Support
G4 09 1295 to G4 12 1394 per annum
Criminal Record Check
Enhanced Child Workforce with child barred list
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Mr D Hurdman
Contact Phone Number
01754 810241
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

Clerk to Governors

The Governors of the St. Peter and St. Paul CE Primary School, Burgh-le-Marsh, are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic Clerk to Governors who can provide high level advice, support and administrative assistance to the Governing Body. The successful candidate will join our hardworking, professional and supportive team and will arrange meetings and take minutes, keep accurate and thorough records and, with the support of the Local Authority and the National Governance Association, advise on legal, procedural and constitutional matters concerning the governance of our school.

We need someone who:

  • Has an interest in education and is reliable and able to observe confidentiality requirements;
  • Will work with the Headteacher and Chair of Governors to manage a yearly timetable of statutory policy reviews and key agenda items;
  • Has good IT and communication skills;
  • Is able to take accurate minutes from their own notes, produce well-presented minutes for distribution and collate and distribute agendas and associated paperwork in a timely manner in advance of meetings;
  • Is proactive;
  • Is available to take minutes at all meetings throughout the academic year (normally approximately 7 meetings per year during term time). These meetings are held after school predominantly commencing at 6:00pm.

At our school we regard our Clerk to Governors as an integral part of our staff and Governing Body team. We expect them to support the Governing Body, ensuring effective links and communication between Lincolnshire County Council, other agencies and Governing Bodies and to disseminate information efficiently and effectively. We also expect the successful candidate to liaise effectively with the Headteacher and Chair of Governors. Knowledge of School Governance Regulations would be desirable, but comprehensive training can be provided.

Closing Date: Friday 13th December 2019 12 noon

Interviews: w/b Monday 16th December 2019

Please email the Headteacher via if you have any queries.

Applications forms are available from the Headteacher (please email or can be downloaded from the school website (

St Peter and St Paul CE Primary School, Burgh-le-Marsh, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barred List check and medical clearance.

Written references will be taken up at shortlisting stage prior to interview. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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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