St Teresa's Catholic Primary School

Job Vacancies

Clerk to the Governors


Salary: BG8: £10.71 to £11.74 per hour

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract: Permanent, Part time, 144 hours per annum, term time only.


We are seeking to appoint a Clerk to work with and fully support our Governing Body.

The post is a permanent, part-time position, covering 6 Full Governing Body meetings and 18 committee meetings per academic year.

The Clerk is expected to provide 15 hours of support for each Full Governing Body meeting and 3 hours of support for each committee meeting.

Each Full Governing Body meeting is normally held during the evening on a Thursday commencing at 6.00pm and normally lasts no more than two hours. Committee meetings take place either during the daytime or early evening, term time only.

The Clerk to the Governors is central to the smooth running of the Governing Body: preparing agendas, taking and distributing minutes, offering administrative support, keeping records and giving procedural and legislative advice to the Governing Body. Clerks must have excellent organisation, communication and ICT skills, as well as an ability to take accurate minutes at meetings. To help the successful applicant fulfil their role we expect them to attend all relevant training events and the Clerk’s Network meetings which are included in the hours.  Full details of the role and our expectations are given on the attached job description.

St. Teresa’s Catholic Primary School is an Ofsted Outstanding, single academy trust.

Visits to the school are recommended and warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 0117 9030412 to arrange a visit. Further details and an application form can be downloaded by clicking the links below. Applications MUST be completed on a CES application form.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

Closing date:  12:00 noon Monday 27th November

Proposed Interview Dates: Monday 4th December

Applicants Letter

Job Description and Person Specification  

Application Form