Clerk to Governors

Mareham Le Fen Church of England Primary School,

School Lane, Mareham Le Fen, Boston PE22 7QB

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Mareham Le Fen
G4 - 09 - 12 19698 to 20903 pro rata
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Hours per week
128 per annum
Contact Name
Tracy Walker
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Salary based on LCC Grade 4 (9 – 12) depending on experience, based on approx. 128 hours' work per annum.

Mareham Le Fen Church of England Primary School Governing Body invites applications for a Clerk to the Governors.

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 head teacher.

The Clerk’s main role is to provide professional clerking services to the governing body and its committees.

You will:

  • Be able to take accurate minutes from your own notes to then produce well-presented minutes for distribution;
  • Collate and distribute agendas and associated paperwork in advance of meetings;
  • Be available to take minutes at all meetings throughout the year, 10 to 12 meetings a year. Meetings will normally take place in the evenings;
  • Be able to access procedural and legal advice and guidance;
  • Be able to work remotely at this current time but also able to attend meetings in school as soon as restrictions are lifted
  • Attend relevant training events organised by the Local Authority.

Experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided. Candidates should have excellent IT skills and have access to a computer. You should have an interest in education, be tactful and able to deal with matters confidentially. You should be reliable and have a good sense of humour.

An application form and job description are available from Tracy Walker, School Administrator:

Telephone: 01507 568304 or


Completed application forms should be returned to the school for the attention of the Chair of Governors.

Closing date for applications: 23:57 Monday 15 March 2021.

Interview: Date to be confirmed

Mareham Le Fen C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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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