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Clerk to Local Governing Body - Flexible

Aletheia Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F41-17-S
  • Posted:17/06/2022
  • Pay:KR6 £21,801-£23,262 per annum (pro rata to hours)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:08/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Clerk to the Local Governing Body

Salary: KR6 £21,801-£23,262 per annum (pro rata to hours worked)

Hours: Dependent on the number of schools supported.  Hours paid will included pre and post meeting administration and any training undertaken.

Required to start as soon as possible

Aletheia Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Local Governing Body to support schools within the Trust. Reporting to the Head of Governance, the Clerk will provide effective administrative support to the Local Governing Body of Saint George’s CE School with the possible introduction of additional schools over time, subject to mutual agreement.  The post holder will provide advice and guidance on governance, constitutional and procedural matters, and ensure that the work of the Local Governing Body conforms to the responsibilities assigned by the Trust.  

There are approximately 17 Governing Body/Committee meetings across the academic year.  The majority are held at the end of the school day, with a small number of the committee meetings taken place during the school day.  The schedule for meetings is agreed for the start of each academic year providing plenty of notice for the Clerk and Governors.

The Trust comprises of Saint George’s all-through school and 10 primary schools across North Kent and Medway.  Our schools have an existing reputation for high quality education with a relentless focus upon high expectations and aspirations. We are a friendly, dynamic and innovative group of schools and pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring all children progress through high quality teaching and learning provision for all. The successful applicant will share these values and play an active part in delivering on this commitment.


Please download a vacancy pack and application form below and submit your application by email to BECHELLIL@aletheiatrust.org.uk  

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact Laura Bechelli, Trust HR & Executive Assistant to the CEO on 01474 531480 or by email to BECHELLIL@aletheiatrust.org.uk  

Closing date: Friday 8th July 2022 at 12 noon

Aletheia Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers, governors and Trustees to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks where applicable.  Our policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders can be found on our website. All new employees, volunteers, governors and Trustees will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

The Trust’s Child Protection Policy can be viewed at https://aaat.uk/about/policies/

The Trust’s Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be viewed at https://aaat.uk/recruitment/

Information about the trust

Operating within the family of the Diocese of Rochester, Aletheia schools are motivated by Christian values to serve our communities by improving the life chances of local children. Aletheia schools welcome those of all faiths and none and are proud of the inclusive nature and diversity of each cohort. Our schools seek to embody the experience of community, where gifts are shared, where the emphasis is on what can be contributed and where each is given according to need. At the heart of the Aletheia vision are the belief in educational excellence and the belief that Aletheia is called to serve pupils, staff, parents and the local community by providing places where children and young people develop and thrive intellectually, socially, culturally and spiritually.

Aletheia is committed to sustaining high quality schools and supporting schools in need of specific improvement in some of the more challenging wards in Kent. More specifically primary sector provision in North Kent and Medway; Anglican and otherwise. Our focus is to provide school improvement services that draw on the wealth of practice from across our trust, broaden the expertise available to schools through flexible working arrangements and increase our capacity to quickly respond to the needs of individual schools. Pedagogical excellence is at the heart of all we do with a sustained focus on collaborative and mastery learning. Our Teacher Training ‘Hub’ status aids our mission to recruit, train and retain staff of the highest quality within our local community.

Belonging to a local Trust offers greater opportunities for influence than single schools can achieve, working together the Trust aims to be greater than the sum of its constituent schools. We see the growth of Aletheia as an opportunity for schools, leaders and governors to step forward as co-shapers of a school led and self-improving system in our area.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Laura Bechelli
  • Address:AAT C/O Saint George's CE School,
    Meadow Road,
    DA11 7LS
  • Telephone: 01474 531480
  • Email: bechellil@sgsce.co.uk



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).