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Clerk To The Board Of Trustees - Part-time

St Stephen's Junior School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2608-49S
  • Posted:05/02/2021
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:26/02/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:tba


The Governing Body of St Stephens Junior School is looking to employ a Clerk to the Governing Body to assist them in the strategic leadership of our successful and popular school.

Experience is preferred but we would be happy to employ an enthusiastic person willing to attend local training and be upskilled and supported by the governing body.

You need to be an outstanding administrator as you will play a vital role in:-

  • Organising governing body meetings
  • Accurately recording meetings to produce effective and compliant minutes
  • Provide advice and guidance on governance and on constitutional matters, duties and powers
  • Securing the continuity of the business

Flexibility is important as some hours will be during the school day and others may run into the evening. Most of the work can be completed at home, although attendance at school is required for all meetings. (During Covid all meetings are held virtually)

Being able to work from home under your own initiative is an essential part of the job as you will be managing deadlines and updating and keeping accurate written and electronic records.

A key part of your role will be the ability to remain impartial, to comply with data protection legislation and maintain confidentiality.

You will ideally have:

  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Full computer literacy, Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Internet.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with good time management skills and able to work to deadlines.
  • Excellent record keeping, information retrieval and dissemination of Governing Body data/documentation to the Governing body and any relevant partners.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude to personal development and training.
  • Confidentiality and integrity as core values.

 Please refer to the addtional documents attached to this vacancy for more information and how to apply.




Information about the school

St Stephen’s Junior School is a four form entry academy located in the city of Canterbury. We have an excellent reputation for providing opportunities and experiences to enable each and every child to explore and celebrate who they are.

We believe in empowering every child for a bright and brilliant future and provide a broad and engaging curriculum, a culture of excellence and an inspirational team of staff and role models.

St. Stephens Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such we make rigorous checks on all new staff appointed to our school to ensure our vetting process protects and keeps our children safe.

Job Contact Information


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.