Clerk to Governors

The Holt Primary School, Swallow Avenue, Skellingthorpe, Lincoln, LN6 5XJ

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Salary Grade 4 point 9; 19,698 20,903 p.a. pro rata (681 p.a. approximately)
Contract Type
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Hours per week
1.5 hours
Contact Name
Julie Leach
Contact Phone Number
01522 683236
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Salary Grade 4 point 9; £19,698 – £20,903 p.a. pro rata (£681 p.a. approximately)

1.5hrs per week term time only

We are looking to appoint a well organised, reliable and competent person to the above position.

The Clerk main role is to provide a professional service to the Governing Body. The hours are flexible but there is a requirement to attend and minute all statutory meetings, including sub-committee meetings and any additional meetings as required. These are usually held early evening (4.30/5.00) but can be during the working day and average around 12 per year.

Duties of the Clerk include:

  • Convening meetings
  • Drafting Agenda’s with input from Headteacher / Chair of Governor’s
  • Taking and distributing governing body meeting minutes
  • Maintaining attendance records
  • Offering procedural advice and guidance during and between meetings
  • Taking follow-up actions as required.

Applicants must:

  • Have an understanding of School Government Regulations (training will be given)
  • Have the ability to transcribe minutes and be computer literate
  • Have excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality; professionalism and discretion are key qualities

Application packs can be obtained from the school office on 01522 683236 or by emailing

Closing date: 23:57 Monday 25 January 2021

Interviews: Week beginning 1 February 2021       

The Holt Primary School is committed to the safety and protection of its pupils and this post requires an enhanced DBS check and detailed references.

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.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

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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