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Term Time Clerk To School Governors

Posted: 22 Jun 2022 Closes: 22 Jul 2022
$multiple_location Competitive
Fixed term & Part time 1102375844

Entrust specialises in providing education support services to schools to help create better outcomes for children and young people and an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clerk to join our dynamic team.

The position is well suited to an individual looking for a flexible role (not 9 to 5), who wants to learn new skills and gain a new qualification, and who wants to be part of a thriving and supportive workplace.

Working in our Governor Services team, you will support school governing boards with administrative and organisational support including taking minutes of governor meetings, helping to draft agendas, advising the board on legal and procedural issues, and keeping records of membership, training, and attendance.

We're always keen to welcome new entrants to the profession so previous experience is advantageous but not essential. As part of the role, you will be provided with the training you need and will complete your Level 3 Certificate in Clerking (NCFE accredited).

We'd love to hear from applicants in all areas of England, but particularly those who are able to travel to schools in either Staffordshire, the West Midlands, Cheshire, or the North West.

Job title:
Term Time Clerk To School Governors

Job Description:

What you'll be doing:

As an Entrust Clerk will be:
  • Supporting and attending full governing board meetings and committees
  • Attending briefing sessions for updates and development

For each Governing board meeting you will be required to
  • Working effectively with the chair and headteacher before the governing board meeting to prepare an agenda taking account of the Entrust recommended agenda
  • Submitting personalised calling letter, agenda, final minutes from last term together with agreed papers for distribution from the school within agreed time scales
  • Advising the governing board on governance legislation and procedural matters
  • Preparing minutes of governing board meetings, indicating who is responsible for any agreed action to be submitted within agreed timescale
  • Recording decisions accurately and objectively with timescales for action

About Entrust

Entrust Governor Services is a national provider of clerks for school governing boards and academy trusts, with a rapidly expanding client base and an excellent reputation for service quality. To meet the growing demand for our services we are recruiting additional staff. We have a number of vacancies for clerks in Staffordshire and the West Midlands, Midlands and North West.

We are looking for both experienced clerks and new entrants to the profession, who feel they have the required skills and attributes. Full training will be provided for those who require it.

Please contact Entrust Governor Services governors@entrust-ed.co.uk for more information.

What we're looking for:
  • Be mobile as travelling to Schools will be required
  • Good literacy skills
  • IT skills
  • Background in Education field but not essential
  • Knowledge of Governance business in education field but not essential
  • Administration skills

What's in it for you?
  • Full Accredited training and support provide where needed
  • A competitive salary £12.50 per hour
  • Part Time - Term Time
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption, and shared parental leave...and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel, and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 55,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you'll do next:

Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

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We're an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We're committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you'd like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at reasonableadjustments@capita.com or call 07784 237318 and we'll get back to you.For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website.

Location:
Stafford - The Riverway Centre
,
United Kingdom

Time Type:
Part time

Contract Type:
Permanent
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