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Clerk to Governors (Part-time, term time only)


Salary:  Dorset Grade 5 (Job description XS 8.10)


Required from January 2018. 

Winterbourne Valley CE VA First School are looking for an enthusiastic and efficient clerk.

This is part time role, 2.25 hours per week.  However, due to the nature of the role and variation in length of meetings throughout the year, the hours per week shown are indicative of a likely weekly average. 


The role would involve:

  • Prepare agendas and paper and take and produce accurate minutes for 6 Full Governing Board meetings a year and required to clerk at sub-committee meetings during the day.   Our Full Governing Body meeting are currently held on Mondays at 7pm. 
  • Maintain and update the GVO (Governor’s Virtual Office) where all records and policies are kept.
  • Communicating effectively to all governors.
  • Attendance at the Governor Services Clerk briefings.
  • Working with appropriate confidentiality.

In return, we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a strong and dedicated team who have the best interests of Winterbourne Valley CE VA First School at the heart of all they do. 
  • Training to support you in the Clerk’s role, including a hand-over period with our current Clerk. 

Winterbourne Valley CE VA First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Government’s safer recruitment guidelines. 

Winterbourne Valley CE VA First School is committed to equal opportunities.


Contact name:  Mrs Rachel Horne (Headteacher). Questions/requests for further information should be sent for the attention of the Chair of Governors, c/o Winterbourne CE VA First School office.


Closing date for application:  Monday 4th December 2017


Interviews:  Monday 11th December 2017


If you do not hear from us by Friday 8th December 2017 then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.