Clerk to Governors

Salary range: Scale 3–5 (pt 5–12), £20,205–£23,208 pa. FTE, pro rata, depending on experience.
Actual approx: £1,300–£1,600 pa, equating to approx £11.91–£13.4269 per hour).
Permanent Contract: 3/4 hours per week, term time only.  Closing date: Saturday 30 May 2020.
Hours variable but averaging to 3/4 hours per week.

We are seeking an efficient and proactive Clerk to the Governing Body: this is a key role providing administrative and procedural advice to the Governing Board, ensuring its effectiveness, reporting to the Chair of Governors.

This post is part time, home-based working, term time only and requires a degree of flexibility from the post-holder as the schedule of meetings and workloads around them can vary. Governing Body meetings usually take place in school, in the evenings, where the Clerk would attend to take minutes, convene the meetings and provide advice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice to the governing body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters.
  • Provide effective administrative support to the governing body and its committee, which involves preparing agendas in consultation with the Chair of Governors and Headteacher; taking and writing up the minutes and distributing documentation and other information to the Governing Board.
  • Ensure the governing body is properly constituted.
  • Manage information effectively in accordance with legal requirements, including becoming familiar with the DFE’s Governance Handbook and provide accurate advice to Governors, as necessary.

If you require a visit to the school, this can be arranged with social distancing. Please visit our school website for further details and an application pack. Please contact Mrs Chawla, School Business Manageron 01628 622570 or email if further information is required.

Closing date: Saturday 30 May 2020.


St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Cookham Road, Maidenhead SL6 7EG
T: 01628 622570

St Marys is a school within Frassati Catholic Academy Trust: a charitable company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales: Company Number: 8561153. Registered Office: Cookham Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 7EG

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks.

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