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Clerk to Governors - Part-time

Singlewell Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2509-118S
  • Posted:05/09/2022
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:31/10/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Singlewell Primary School is seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Governors working 3.25 hours per week, term time only. The post holder will provide advice and guidance on governance, constitutional and procedural matters, and ensure that the work of the Governing Body conforms to the responsibilities assigned by the School. Duties of the role include draft agendas, take notes and produce detailed minutes of meetings, to maintain information on membership and advise the Governing Body on procedural and legislative matters.

There are 3 Full Governing Body meetings across the academic year and 3 Committee meetings.  The Clerk is to attend the 3 Full Governing Body Meetings and occasional attendance at Committee meetings.  The Full Governing Body meetings are held during the school day.  The schedule of meetings is agreed at the start of each academic year providing plenty of notice for the Clerk and Governors.

For further information regarding the main duties and responsibilities of the job please see the attached job description.

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged.  We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice.

Singlewell School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Any appointment would be subject to appropriate safeguarding procedures.

If you would like to visit the school, please contact the school office on 01474 569859.  Please visit our website: www.singlewell.kent.sch.uk and undertake our virtual tour.


Information about the school

Number on Roll:- 397

Singlewell school has a warm, family feel and is situated in a pleasant, leafy site on the outskirts of Gravesend. The school has been expanded to two form entry from September 2016 and had a new building constructed. We are now at full capacity with two classes in each year group from Reception through to Year 6. All classes have support assistants. We are very lucky to have modern buildings and facilities and spacious grounds.

Our Ofsted inspection recognised that Singlewell is a Good school. Progress and attainment are high across the school and teaching is good. It stated that attendance is high, behaviour is good and children enjoy coming to school. Pupils are eager to learn and work enthusiastically together. There are very positive relationships between pupils and staff.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.