Clerk to Governors

The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincs. NG31 6RP. 


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Schools - Support
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
3.5 plus meetings
Contact Name
Mrs Louise Wood
Contact Phone Number
01476 563180
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

We are looking to appoint a knowledgeable Clerk to Governors to advise our Governing Body and School Trusts on governance, constitutional and procedural matters. The successful candidate will also be responsible for all administration in relation to the Governing Body and trusts including the preparation, typing and distribution of agendas and associated paperwork; accurate taking of and typing of minutes at all Governor and Trust meetings as well as any working parties.  Knowledge of how schools and their governing bodies operate is essential and previous experience of similar work would be advantageous. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an excellent Clerk to support our Governing Body on compliance, for the strategic management and development of our school.          

The School’s Governing Body meets 9 times per year, in the evening within the academic year, and the successful candidate would also be expected to work in school for approximately 3.5 hours each week. The school year totals 39 weeks.

To be considered for this post, please complete a formal application form which is available to download on our website along with a full job description and person specification or available from the School.

We encourage applications to be submitted as soon as possible as the School reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate upon receipt of application. Applications will be acknowledged by email however feedback will only be provided to candidates attending for interview.

Please return completed forms where possible by email to: 

School Contact Details

The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincs. NG31 6RP.  Tel: 01476 563180


Closing date is 12 Noon on 20 April 2020. 

The King’s School is a popular, oversubscribed, all boys grammar school. The most recent OFSTED inspection judged the school outstanding, there are approximately 1200 students on roll.

The King’s School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to the protection and safety of its children. The King’s School is committed to the protection and safety of its students. The offer of a position at the School is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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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