Clerk to the Governing Body

Clerk to the Governing Body

Hinton St George Ce First School
  • Part Time
  • Salary: Grade 13, Point 17
  • Closing date: Monday January 28th, 2019 5:00pm
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Hinton St George First School are looking for a Clerk to the Governing Body.  This role will involve working with the Chair of Governors, the Headteacher and other Governors, dealing with administrative matters for the governing body and advising on legal issues of governance.  Central to the role is preparing for, taking notes at and producing minutes for meetings.  The post involves attending evening meetings.  Integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality, good keyboard skills and the ability to write agendas and produce accurate, concise minutes are essential.  New clerks receive support and training from the Somerset Governor Services Team and all clerks are encouraged to attend termly briefings in their locality to update themselves on the latest developments in governance.

The post will involve 6 hours’ work for each full governing body meeting and, typically, there will be 9 meetings per year.

Closing date:  28th January 2019

Interview date:  4th February 2019

Enquiries and visits are encouraged and welcomed. Please contact the school office on 01460 72653 to arrange this.

Hinton St George First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Job Description and Application form available directly from the school office.

Telephone: 01460 72653 or email:

Hinton St George Ce First School, West Street, Hinton St George, Somerset TA17 8SA
Headteacher: Mrs Charlotte Hall   Website: