Clerk to the Governors

Vacancy: Clerk to the Governors at Great and Little Shelford CE(A) Primary School

“We live and work in harmony with love for one another so we can achieve our potential within a community of lifelong learners”

Great and Little Shelford CE(A) Primary School is looking to appoint a Clerk to the Governors, to provide efficient and effective administrative support in their vital strategic role.  The successful candidate will be highly organised, provides attention to detail, is reliable and has excellent communication skills.  The clerk prepares meeting papers, takes minutes and carries out a range of administrative tasks for the Board so flexibility in working hours is necessary.  As the operation of the Board is paperless, computer literacy is essential and familiarity with Google Drive would be helpful.  

Clerking of 9 evening meetings per year is expected, three per term.  These may be virtual or in-person, and attendance at all meetings will be required.  Training is available, along with mentoring and support from the Chair, Deputy Chair and outgoing Clerk.  An honoraria of £1000 per annum is offered, paid in three termly installments.  

For further information or to express interest in the post, please contact the chair of governors, Anna Caroe by email chair@shelfordschool.org.uk.

The deadline for applications is 13th February 2022. The timescale for starting is flexible but a period of handover by July 2022 is essential.