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Clerk to the Governors

£12.80 to £15.03 per hour (FTE £24,030 - £28,215 per annum)
Supporting our schools in Surrey, South London, Slough and Hillingdon, with potential for additional support at other schools where required
2 hours per week, per school
Closing Date: 28/06/2019

Job Details

You will have a key role in promoting the effective governance of the Trust and ensure proceedings are conducted in accordance with all relevant legislation/ regulations and established guidance. You will provide strategic and administrative support and manage Local Governing Body meetings, draft agendas, produce accurate and concise minutes of meetings and maintain information on membership and advise the Local Governing Body on procedural matters where appropriate.

Clerk to the Governors – Job Description

Person Specification

You will be offered job specific training, as well as ongoing support from the Governance Manager and you will have the opportunity to network with other clerks.

You will need to demonstrate the following experience and skills:

Experience as a clerk or similar role in a relevant governance setting

Experience of taking notes of meetings and presenting records of expressed opinions and decisions taken

Effective oral and written communication skills to be able to work effectively with a range of audiences using appropriate, presentation, interpersonal and decision making skills

Methodical and thorough work ethic, with the ability to meet targets and deadlines and respond positively to changing priorities and timeframes

Excellent interpersonal skills to all stakeholders

To have confidence in own understanding of legislation

Commitment to safeguarding and promoting welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and the highest standards of equality practice.

Clerk to the Governors – Person Specification

Further Information

Orchard Hill College Academy Trust comprises fourteen schools located in London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local community it serves.

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact the Governance Manager, Susanne Wicks, by email to swicks@ohcandat.org or telephone 07795 606 346.

Further details and how to apply

To apply, please download an application form. Once complete please send your application to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 28th June 2019

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust 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. All applicants will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to commencing employment.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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