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Clerk to the Governing Body

We require a highly organised, self-motivated and suitably experienced person for the post of Clerk to the Governing Body. The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational, communication and ICT skills and maintain confidentiality at all times.

The Clerk will:
• Ensure the smooth running of the Local Governing Body and prepare meeting agenda papers;
• Take accurate minutes at meetings and distribute within the agreed timescale;
• Give procedural and legislative advice to the Local Governing Body; and
• Maintain and develop their own knowledge and skill base through CPD.

Attendance will be required at Governors meetings, which are generally held in the evening and a minimum of 10 hours per week is required for the post. Salary is payable at an hourly rate and will be negotiable depending on experience.

A proven track record within administration is essential; experience of a school environment is desirable.

 If you would like further details, please do not hesitate to contact our Operations Manager, Mrs Lynn O’Neill – email:

To apply for the role, kindly complete the following forms which can be located on the Recruitment Information & Application Forms page of this website:

Support Staff Application Form / Recruitment Monitoring Form / Consent to Obtain References Form

Kindly forward your completed application forms to Mrs Lynn O’Neill via email:

St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful candidates will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance checks.  We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.