Clerk to Governors - Ottery St Mary Primary School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £10.60 - £11.70 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

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.

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

The working hours are to be worked flexibly to fit in with the cycle of governing body business during the year.

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

If you feel that you have the skills and abilities that we are looking for, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Please download the application form below and, once completed, return to or Mr M Gilronan, Headteacher, Ottery St Mary Primary School, Longdogs Lane, Ottery St Mary, Devon EX11 1HY.
Please apply by 1pm on the closing date.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Schools
  • Work LocationEast DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX11 1SX

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupAdministrative, Secretarial & Office Support

  • Salary Details

    £10.60 - £11.70 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    330 hours per annum, 39 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required