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Clerk to Governing Body

Julie Newman email:
The Synaptic Trust, Admin Staff
Posted on February 24, 2017

Clerk to Governing Body

We are currently looking to appoint a Clerk to the Governing Body for the Synaptic Trust initially starting as the Clerk for all the governor meetings at The Woodside Academy. As the Trust grows it is likely that this role will expand.

Hours for this position are: This is a part time position and hours are variable approximately 15hr to 20hr per month. You must be available to work in the evening. The post is Term Time Only

Salary Range: Grade 7, is points 29-31.

We are looking for a Clerk to the Governing Body:

The governing body is seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Governors who is reliable, well organised, good with people with ideally an interest in school governance. The successful candidate will need to be competent in ICT skills and have secure access to a computer and the Internet. The clerk will be employed by the Synaptic Trust but will also be accountable to their governing body especially the Chair of Governors and the Head Teacher.  It is not a requirement for you to have detailed knowledge of governance as training will be provided. A willingness to cover for clerks in other academies would be appreciated.

We invite applications from people who can:

Provide advice to the governing body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters.
Provide effective administrative support to the governing body and its committees.
Ensure the governing body is properly constituted.
Manage information effectively in accordance with legal requirements.
Work flexibly, this role will require time worked at school as well as from home.

School Details & Application Methods

Closing Date: 17 March 2017

Please contact Julie Newman, Company Secretary:   for further details. 

Julie Newman

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