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Clerk to Governors - Casual

Thamesview School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5407-519S
  • Posted:28/02/2024
  • Pay:Casual Hourly Paid (£30 p/h)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:15/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC



Required to start ASAP

Hourly paid role (£30 p/h)

Overview of annual meeting schedule and average monthly time commitment available on request


We are seeking to appoint a professional, enthusiastic and dedicated individual, with a close attention to detail, to provide a full clerking service to the Governing Body, ensuring adherence to all relevant legislation.


We are looking for someone who can…

  • Demonstrate their knowledge and ability to draft agendas, take notes and produce minutes of meetings.
  • Maintain accurate information and records on procedural and legislative matters.
  • Liaise confidently with school stakeholders and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrate a high level of computer literacy, especially word processing and data base software.
  • Provide a flexible approach to duties be able to prioritise and act on own initiative.
  • Work efficiently and accurately under pressure and to demanding deadlines.
  • Demonstrate an absolute commitment to confidentiality.


Thamesview is a school with high expectations, driving to improve all aspects of teaching and learning. It is an environment where staff can really make their mark and develop professionally.


We are committed to supporting our staff through excellent CPD opportunities. We are looking for candidates with drive and commitment to develop and improve their skills and knowledge.


As a school, we can offer you:

  • A friendly place to work holding the Gold Kent and Medway Staff Wellbeing Award, where all members of staff are valued as people as well as professionals
  • A dedicated Staff Wellbeing Team
  • Low staff turnover


Further details and an application form can be obtained from our school website and any queries should be directed to the HR Manager by email at k.mcgowan@thamesview.kent.sch.uk or by telephoning 01474 566552 ext 1120.


Closing Date:        15th March 2024, at 9am

Interviews:           TBC


CVs without an application form will not be accepted.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.

Appointment to this post will require an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

Thamesview School is a place where every member of school is encouraged to have the highest aspirations in their personal and academic lives. Our students are encouraged to become globally aware citizens who embrace high moral standards.

We place Teaching and Learning at the very core of everything we do and are committed to empowering students to become:

• aspirational • confident in learning • adaptable • creative • responsible

Our school emphasises the importance of core skills and the importance of the fundamental skills involved, particularly in English and maths, and in all other curriculum areas. Our rich curriculum enables each student to make progress on a pathway which is right for them. This means that the school offers both academic and vocational qualifications so that each individual is fully prepared to maintain strong habits of learning throughout their lives and to be fully prepared to participate in society as lifelong learners.

Thamesview School cares for its students so that everyone feels safe and is able to learn. Our ethos of care and respect permeates through every aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to act with integrity and honesty in every aspect of their lives and to ensure that they leave school with a tenacity to succeed and willingness to make positive contributions to our society.

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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 Education.