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Clerk to the Governors Administration - Part-time

The Wells Free School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2025-79S
  • Posted:20/03/2019
  • Pay:KR7- 96 hours per annum- term-time only
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:29/04/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w.b 20 May 2019

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The Governors of The Wells Free School are seeking a highly motivated and efficient Clerk to the Governing Body. The successful candidate must have excellent organisation and administrative skills, be able to work with minimal supervision, and be able to communicate effectively. Candidates must have competent IT skills.

Duties will include preparing and circulating agendas, taking minutes, handling correspondence, keeping records and dealing with sensitive and confidential issues. Attendance will be required at Full Governing Body and Committee Meetings, all of which are usually on a Monday at 6.00pm. Advising the governing body on local and national developments that will impact on their work is another aspect of the role.

There are usually 10-11 governor meetings in a year. 

 

Information about the school

The Wells Free School opened in September 2013 with just years R, 1 and 2. We have expanded each year and, in September 2016, we moved into our brand new school building. We are now at full capacity with 168 pupils divided into 7 classes.

With a strong focus on child led learning and a commitment to outdoor learning experiences, the school aims to promote excellence and wellbeing, ensuring that our pupils have a real understanding of their community, both locally and globally. The school was rated good by OFSTED in May 2015.

Please note, that as a Free School we operate different school hours and term times, details of which can be found on the school website.

This School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Checks (DBS) where required, along with other relevant employment checks.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.