Senior Clerk to Governors

Posted on 15 October 2021
  • Salary £22,183 - £24,491 pro rata
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


St. Margaret's CofE Primary School

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    188 hours per year (approximately 3.6 hours per week)
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Administration & Clerical
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Directorate
    BHCC: External

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: As soon as possible

At St Margaret’s, we aim to provide a safe, caring environment where all children are able to enjoy their learning and thrive.


About the role

We are looking for a proactive and self-motivated clerk who will provide high quality advice, support and administrative assistance to our governing body.  This involves arranging meetings, taking minutes, keeping records and advising the governing body on local and national legislative developments that will impact on our work.

You must have experience of minute-taking, good ICT and communication skills and be able to work with minimal supervision. Training for clerks is provided by the local authority, as well as opportunities to network with other clerks.

We also need someone who can be flexible in terms of working hours, as some governors’ meetings take place outside normal office hours and can occasionally be called at short notice.  Full Governing Body (FGB) meetings take place after school (typically from 16.30–18.30).  There are 5-6 FGB meetings and up to 15 Committee meetings per academic year.  You may be required to clerk working groups and panels when needed, for which you will be paid extra hours.

St Margaret’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: Midnight, 30th November

Interview date: To be confirmed

Completed application forms accepted online via the 'Apply' button or by email/post direct to the school address: Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 7HB, email:                            

School Office: (01273) 303109


Additional information

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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