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Clerk To The Governors - Part-time

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-4045-84S
  • Posted:17/01/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 (£20,222 - 22,072 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:20/02/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:6th or 7th March 2020


Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Governors to manage and support the work of the Governing Body. The Clerk plays an essential part in the continuing development of our successful, popular and caring school.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide advice to the governing body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters.
  • Provide proactive and effective administrative support to the governing body and its committees.
  • Ensure the governing body is properly constituted.
  • Manage information effectively in accordance with legal requirements.

The position is part time, averaging 6 hours per week primarily in term time (approximately 300 hours per academic year). Flexibility is required as hours are dependent on the cycle of meetings. The governing body and committees meet around 12 times per year on Wednesday evenings.

We are looking for a friendly, motivated and flexible individual with proven administrative experience. You will be able to work on your own initiative, manage deadlines and prepare accurate minutes. The successful applicant will have a genuine interest in school governance, keeping abreast with current educational developments and legislation affecting schools. Previous administrative or clerking experience in the education sector will be a distinct advantage. The ability to remain impartial, comply with data protection legislation and maintain confidentiality is essential.  Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft Office and have access to a computer and the internet. Support and training for the role are provided through Kent Governor Services.

Further details and an application form are available on the school website: twgsb.org.uk/187/vacancies

Salary: Kent Range 6 (£20,222 - £22,072 pro rata)

Actual salary for hours worked is £3279 - £3579 per annum.


Closing date: 20th February 2020 at noon.

Information about the school

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11-18 school in the heart of the picturesque town of Tunbridge Wells. The town has easy access routes to/from London, the South Coast and Gatwick Airport. Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms, including interactive whiteboards and visualisers. We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

The School enjoys a stable staff, good resources and very strong parental support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Katie Ross
  • Address:St John's Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9XB
  • Telephone: (01892) 529551
  • Email: kross@twgsboys.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01892) 536833


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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.