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Clerk to the Governors - Part-time

Wadhurst Primary School and Nursery, Wadhurst

  • Ref:KCC845-3081-15S
  • Posted:21/11/2022
  • Pay:East Sussex Grade 7, Point 18: £24,614
  • Start Date:01/01/2023
  • App Close Date:08/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews: To be confirmed


Clerk to Governors vacancy at Wadhurst CE Primary School and Nursery

Hours: 215 clerking hours plus 10 hours training per annum

Hours of work: 4.33 hours per week

Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only

Salary: Single Status 7 (point 18 – 19, £24,614 - £25,271) As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata, per annum.

The Governing Board are looking for someone who is reliable, confident, good with people and with an interest in school governance. You will need skills in good administrative practice and experience of minute taking. You will also need to be confident in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and email and have access to a computer and the internet.

Responsibilities will include working effectively with the chair of governors, headteacher and other governors to secure the continuity of governing board business. To advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Board works to the legal framework. An understanding of confidentiality is essential for this role.

Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at meetings and minute taking; maintaining a business calendar including policy reviews.

The role will be recruited under the Clerking Service Protocol; applicants must either hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Body or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme, for which funding and training will be provided.

The closing date for applications is: 08/12/2022.  If we receive sufficient interest in this post, we reserve the right to end the closing date prematurely.

To apply for an initial discussion, further information or a tour of the school please contact:

  • Chris Fox / Michaela Walsh (Co-Chairs of Governors)
  • at: chair@wadhurstpri.e-sussex.sch.uk

For a recruitment pack please contact the school office at Wadhurst CE School:


01892 783155

Information about the school

Wadhurst CE Primary School and Nursery is a popular, happy and successful village school with a strong sense of community. We have enthusiastic, well-behaved children who are motivated to achieve, as well as passionate and highly skilled staff who are committed to ensuring they have access to great teaching and exciting opportunities. We provide a caring and inclusive environment with a supportive Christian ethos, where children and adults are empowered to flourish.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Gill Hill
  • Address:Wadhurst C Of E Primary School, Sparrows Green, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 6SR
  • Telephone: +441892783155
  • Email: office@wadhurstpri.e-sussex.sch.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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.