Newnham Infant and Nursery School

Clerk to the Governors
Post Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing date: 27/12/2019
Closing time: 12:00 PM

Working Hours: Approximately 4 hours per week
Work Pattern: Term Time only
Salary: Scale 6, FTE £27,228 - £28,215 
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be pro-rated according to hours worked.
Interview Dates: To be confirmed.

We are seeking to appoint a highly organised and self-motivated Clerk to the Governors. The successful applicant must have a professional manner and be able to provide confidential administrative support to our Governing Body. 

Note: This post is part-time, home based, term time only and requires flexibility as the schedule of meetings and workloads around them can vary. Meetings can take place during the morning and/or during the evenings. It is a very interesting and rewarding role and requires attending approximately 12 meetings per school year. 

What the role involves:
  • Preparing agendas and papers for Governing Body meetings.
  • Attending meetings and producing minutes.
  • Liasing with the Chair of Governors and Headteacher.
  • Ongoing training and development. 
We are looking for someone with:
  • Strong organisational, administrative and communication skills.
  • The ability to prioritise workload and to work on own initiative.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and act in the interests of the school at all times.
Evidence of clerking in a school is desirable but not essential as training will be given. The clerk will have access to a computer / laptop with email facilities.

We are an equal opportunities school and welcome all applications.

CVs will not be accepted

Supporting Documents


Safeguarding Statement
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.


Our Location
Address: Newnham Avenue, Eastcote, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 9RW