Clerk to Governors

Bath, Somerset
B&NES Grade 4 SCP 7-8 £20,092-£20,493 (actual salary £3,665 for 8 hours per week)
14 Oct 2020
01 Nov 2020
Contract Type

We are seeking a professional and highly organised Clerk to Governors to join our supportive and friendly team. This is a pivotal role over-seeing the administrative functions of our school’s governance team and ensuring that the business of the Governing Body, is conducted and clerked efficiently, effectively and with due regard to governance legislation and statutory practice guidance.

Knowledge of the clerking process would be a distinct advantage, however, is not essential, as training can be provided where necessary. Some hours can be worked flexibly each week, as agreed with the Chair of Governors and the school, however, attendance at evening meetings is essential (currently held remotely due to COVID-19). 

Applications are invited from individuals who are currently either working as a Clerk to Governors, an exceptional administrator or a well-organised, efficient professional, who is seeking a part-time, flexible position and can demonstrate:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, maintaining confidentiality at all times; 
  • Excellent IT skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office applications at a professional level, particularly Word and Excel;
  • A passion for accuracy and attention to detail with excellent organisational skills;
  • The ability to build and maintain professional working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and personnel;
  • A flexible and proactive attitude.

In return, the successful candidate can expect: 

  • Outstanding professional support;
  • Comprehensive training opportunities;
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best in teaching and support;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Free on-site parking

If you would like to be a part of this successful and thriving school, and are a suitably qualified and highly motivated professional, we would like to hear from you. For an open conversation about the role and/or to arrange a visit prior to application please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Gormley, on 01225 838200 or email to arrange a suitable time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Details of our CP Policy can be found on our website at