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Clerk to the Trust Primary Schools - Part-time

Coppice Primary Partnership

  • Ref:KCC-F57-3-S
  • Posted:14/09/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 5 - £19,723 pro rata
  • Start Date:November 2021
  • App Close Date:04/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 27 September


Coppice Primary Partnership is a growing Multi Academy Trust comprising of three large primary schools.

Coppice Primary Partnership is looking to appoint a capable and well-organised administrator to provide clerking support to the three Local Governing Bodies of the schools within the Trust. The post is for 180 hours per year, allowing for 10 hours per meeting. The demands of the job will be variable from month to month and the work is term-time only.

Local Governing Body meetings for each school are held six times a year in the evening (usually commencing 1700 or 1730) 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 for which additional hours will be paid. 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:

Mark Chatley office@coppiceprimarypartnership.kent.sch.uk or our Chair of Governors, Carole.hardy@coppiceprimarypartnership.kent.sch.uk

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

Coppice Primary Partnership 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 federation

The Coppice Primary Partnership is built upon a passionate belief that all children are capable of producing exceptional outcomes. An ‘Ethic of Excellence’ permeates everything that we do and central to our vision is a desire to retain autonomy and protect the unique identity of each school within the Trust.

Our strategic vision is built upon a genuine belief that schools are stronger working together. We want to secure outstanding provision for all local children and families and are guided by the following principles:

• Togetherness and retaining a distinctive primary school ethos is fundamental.

• We are passionate about our trust being led by primary specialists with vast experience of leading successfully within the primary sector.

• There is a relentless focus on securing excellent academic outcomes and a real passion for building on the strong values and ethos in which children are educated within each school.

• We aim to establish an innovative and rich curriculum that celebrates sport, the arts and the wider curriculum. For us, every child’s time at school should be a positive experience and something they will remember fondly for the rest of their lives.

• Investment in high quality professional development helps us to secure outstanding teaching and learning as well as innovative and forward thinking leadership. Exciting opportunities for all staff are provided and leadership capacity is built through the delivery of a ‘Leadership Pathways’ programme.

The Coppice Primary Partnership was born out of a genuine desire to secure outstanding provision for all children locally. The word ‘partnership’ was chosen deliberately as our vision is for schools to work together, building on their own strengths and uniqueness to secure the very best for every child.

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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.