Abbey Farm Educate Together Primary School is a new school which opened in Swindon in September 2022. It is part of the Educate Together Multi Academy Trust. The School’s Local Governing Body is looking to appoint a clerk to support them in their work.
This post can easily fit in with other commitments. Hours are worked primarily during term time. Apart from attendance at meetings, the role can be carried out from home, at times of the day to suit the post-holder (within agreed deadlines). The post could easily be combined with other posts, including clerking roles in other schools.
The post is a part-time position, for 90 hours per year covering 6 Governing Body meetings per academic year. Local Governing Body meetings will be held on weekday evenings at the school. The salary is ETAT Grade D which is £12.22 per hour.
The clerk to the governors is central to the smooth running of the governing body: preparing agendas, taking and distributing minutes, offering administrative support, keeping records and giving procedural and legislative advice to the governing body. Clerks must have excellent organisation, communication and ICT skills, as well as an ability to take accurate minutes at meetings. To help the successful applicant fulfil their role we expect them to attend all relevant training events and Clerk’s Network meetings. We can also offer coaching in the role.
Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 12th December 2022
Short-listing will be on Tuesday 13th December Shortlisted applicants will be notified by telephone on Wednesday 14th December
Interviews will take place via Zoom on Thursday 15th December
ETAT Schools value having a workforce as diverse as the communities they serve. We therefore welcome and develop people from all sections of the community.
Abbey Farm Educate Together is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.