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Clerk to the Governors - Part-time

Graveney Primary School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-2229-16S
  • Posted:12/07/2021
  • Pay:KR4 (18,517 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/09/2021 at 13:00
  • Interviews:September 2021


Graveney Primary School is looking to appoint a capable and well-organised administrator to provide clerking support to the Board of Trustees and Members of our academy.  We are a Stand Alone Academy (setup as a Multi Academy Trust).

This is a part-time position paid monthly on the basis of the hours of work undertaken. The demands of the job will be variable from month to month. The work is term-time only.

Trustee meetings are held six times a year, with an additional meeting for our members once a year.  Our meetings are usually held in evenings – although some may be held in the day) and last approx. 2 hours -  dates are set well in advance. There may be further meetings held during the year, such as extra-ordinary meetings or meetings of Committee Panels.  In addition to preparing for, and attending the meetings, administrative duties such as photocopying and filing will be carried out during school hours. Whilst some home working is possible (writing up minutes, etc.) other duties are generally carried out at the school address. The hours for this role will vary per month and are dependent on whether there has been a meeting to attend. In general, no work will be required during school holidays.

Should you wish to discuss any aspect of the post before applying, please do not hesitate to contact: Alison Blackwell – Headteacher@graveney.kent.sch.uk or our Chair of Governors Mary.hewitt@graveney.kent.sch.uk

For further details of the role please see the documents attached.

Graveney Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Information about the school

Graveney Primary School is a smaller than average school on the outskirts of Faversham. We currently have just over 100 pupils on roll with mixed age classes. At Graveney, we believe in celebrating success at every level. The life of the school is driven by enthusiasm and a desire to achieve. We aim to bring learning alive, making it exciting and stimulating for all of our pupils. They get one chance at education and we aim to make a difference!

We want to give children a thirst for learning that continues with them throughout their future school experiences and beyond. To ensure this happens we have a great team of people. We view education as a joint venture, involving everyone – children, parents, staff, trustees and the wider community. We firmly believe this great partnership provides the best possible care for every child.

Team work is essential and at the heart of all we do in school.

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.