Governor Support Clerk

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
01/11/2019 23:59
Grade F. (£22,462 - £24,799) Pro Rata to Term Time Only Working.
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Dryden Centre
Closing date:
1 Nov
Further Information

Do you want to help make us the best Governor Support team in the country?

If your answer is yes, then we would like to talk to you.

The Gateshead Governor Support Service are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and articulate person to their busy team, which provides high quality clerking and support to school governing bodies.

You will be required to produce
draft agendas and agendas, attend governing body and committee meetings (mainly in the evening) and occasional exclusion and complaint meetings, provide advice before, during and after meetings, write up minutes within 15 working days, and carry out follow-up actions.

You must have 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or grade C or above (including Maths and English) or equivalent. Experience of relevant administrative practices as well as ICT packages including Word, Excel and Outlook is essential. You must be able to organise and prioritise workloads and be able to work under pressure and to deadlines. You must have experience of monitoring of systems and have good literacy and numeracy skills. You must have effective communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and be willing to work unsocial hours on a regular basis.

It is also essential that you have successful completion of or willingness to work towards the National Training Programme for Clerks qualification or its equivalent.

You must be an experienced clerk to apply for this post. You should have experience of working with schools, and have a detailed knowledge and understanding of a wide range of educational issues and legislation around school governance along with experience of minute taking.

You must hold a current driving licence and have access to a car or means to mobility support

If successful you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

For an informal discussion or to find out more about the post please contact John Finch, Governor Support Manager on 0191 433 8626 or email johnfinch@gateshead.gov.uk

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk