Binstead Primary School

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Clerk To The Governors (Binstead Primary School)

Binstead, Isle of Wight

Grade 6 - £2254 – 2392 pa. (Actual salary) £20852 - £22129 pa. (FTE)

Contact: recruitment@binsteadpri.co.uk.

Vacancy Reference: CTG0608

Closing Date: 24/06/2022

Permanent position
Hours: 4 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (208 hours per annum)

The Governing Body is seeking to employ a Clerk to the Governors who is professional, personable and efficient with a genuine interest and preferably has some experience in school governance.

Candidates will need excellent administrative and communication skills, with the experience of minute taking. The will also need excellent IT skills, (be confident in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Google suite and email) and have access to a computer and the internet at home.

They must also have a positive attitude to personal development and training and have a flexible approach to working hours. The Clerk will be required to undertake Local Authority Clerk training.

Responsibilities will include working effectively with the Chair of Governors, Headteacher and other governors to secure the continuity of the Governing Body. Advise the Governing Body on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Body works to the legal framework.

An understanding of confidentiality is essential for this role. Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at meetings and minute taking and keeping up to date with current educational developments and legislation affecting school governance.

In return, we can offer a working environment where everyone is committed to excellence and continuous improvement and the support of a friendly team of staff and governors. This school is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

An application pack can be downloaded from the school’s website. Completed applications should be returned to the school marked for the attention of the Headteacher. Please return completed applications to recruitment@binsteadpri.co.uk.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

 

Closing date: Friday 24th June 2022
Interviews: Monday 4th July 2022
Start Date : 1st September 2022