Clerk to Governing Body

The Governing Body of Ottery St Mary Primary School is looking to appoint a highly organised individual with a professional manner and effective communication skills to support its work. Duties will include attendance and minute taking at governors’ meetings, the preparation and electronic distribution of agendas, minutes and correspondence for all meetings, maintaining a policy review cycle and an annual cycle of governor business, supporting the induction of new governors and guiding the Governing Body on procedural matters. Discretion and flexibility, plus excellent organisational and computer skills are essential in this role.

The hours will be 330 per annum to be worked flexibly to fit in with the cycle of governing body business during the year. The post will be payable on a Grade D: hourly rate £9.78 – £10.92. If you feel that you have the skills and abilities that we are looking for, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

For a more detailed outline of the role, main duties and responsibilities, please refer tothe job description.

Please email completed application forms to the school office at or send by post to Mr M. Gilronan, Headteacher, Ottery St Mary Primary School, Longdogs Lane, Ottery St Mary, EX11 1HY.

Please apply by 5pm on the 15th April 2019.

A DBS disclosure is required for this post. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Experience working as Clerk to a Governing body or in schools is desirable, but not essential as training and support will be provided.

Application Form / Job Description & Personal Specification