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Clerk To The Governors - Part-time

Shoreham Village School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2148-65S
  • Posted:02/12/2019
  • Pay:KR6+
  • Start Date:January 2020
  • App Close Date:06/01/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 20th January


A Clerk to the Governors is required for January 2019. We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and efficient Clerk to join our friendly and hard-working team.   The successful candidate will be able to show initiative, have excellent IT and communication skills, be able to work to deadlines and have the flexibility to work at times convenient to the Governring Body – typically early evening.  Day to day accountability is to the Governing Body and the basic role will involve:

  • providing advice to the governing body on governance, constitutional, and procedural matters.
  • providing effective administrative support to the governing body and its committees, including minuting meetings to a high standard.
  • ensuring the governing body is properly constituted.
  • managing information effectively in accordance with legal requirements.
  • Attending training and briefings.

The Clerk is paid for three hours per week, for 38 weeks per year and the salary will be on Kent Range 6+ pro rata, depending on qualifications.  It is part of the role that time is managed accordingly eg during a week with a meeting, more hours will be spent and the Clerk must accommodate this by working less hours in a another week

Closing date is 9.00am on Monday 6th January and interviews will take place the following week.  Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Shoreham Village School is an important part of an involved community, a friendly primary school with children who are keen and enthusiastic learners. The hard working and dedicated staff are committed to raising standards throughout the school and maintaining an ethos that encourages respect for all and high standards of behaviour. If you have any questions or wish to visit the school, please contact the School Office on 01959 522228 or email: office@shoreham.kent.sch.uk

At Shoreham Village School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to two written references and an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Shoreham Village School is situated in the heart of the Darenth Valley in North West Kent. The school has played an important part within the life of Shoreham Village and the local community since 1841.

The School, graded Good by Ofsted in April 2019,offers a broad range of academic, sporting, musical and social opportunities to its pupils who are taught in mixed age classes by a team of dedicated, professional teaching and support staff.

At present we have 99 pupils. We are very much a family with a caring ethos, high standards of behaviour and achievement.

The school is located in the village of Shoreham which, by car is only ten minutes from Sevenoaks, ten minutes from the M25 and fifteen minutes from the M20. There is a station in the village, only a ten minute walk from school, and trains to Sevenoaks and London are frequent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01959) 523252


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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.