Clerk to Governors

Spalding Monkshouse Primary School, Pennygate, Spalding, Lincs PE11 1LG

Job Location(s)
G4 point 9 - 1,813.47
Job Category
Schools - Support
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
182 per annum
Contact Name
Pat Smith
Contact Phone Number
01775 722006
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference



Telephone: 01775 722006

School Website: 


The school is seeking to appoint a Clerk to Governors as soon as possible.  Whilst this is a permanent contract based on 182 hours per annum (approximately 16 meetings plus additional duties), the successful candidate would be expected to be flexible and manage the hours to suit the demands of the role.  The meetings are currently held on Mondays (Full Governing Body) and Wednesdays (Standards)

The Governing Body is effective and contributes fully to the school’s success.  The Clerk will be accountable to the Governing Body, working effectively with them; the Chair of Governors and Headteacher.  The Clerk’s main role is to provide professional clerking services to the Governing Body and its committees.

You will:

  • Be a confident communicator, able to forge good relationships
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and integrity
  • Be IT literate
  • Have excellent administration skills
  • Have a good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Be able to use initiative and work under pressure including meeting deadlines
  • Be able to work in the evenings
  • Ideally have an interest in education
  • Undertake any CPD required

Application forms are available from the school website, or by e-mailing   Completed forms should be returned to Mrs P Smith either by post or email.

Closing date: 27th February 2020 at 23:59

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by telephone

Interview date: TBA

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and two satisfactory references.  The ability to converse at ease with stakeholders and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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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