Education - Non School
Economy, Skills and Neighbourhoods
Education and Early Years
Education Support Services
Job Title: Clerk to School Governing Body
Salary: £10.02 per hour (11 hour session)
Contract Type: Casual contract
Hours: various hours employed on a casual basis
Based: Various Primary and Secondary Schools across Oldham
Closing date: Sunday 1st September 2019
Shortlisting & Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an information workshop session
Oldham Council Governor Support Service is currently looking to recruit a number of experienced Clerks/minute takers to help and support school governing bodies in the Oldham area. This is a casual post.
This is a key role providing administrative and governance procedural advice to the governing body.
The role involves:
More information about Oldham Governance Service can be found here:
Training and support will be provided.
Clerks are expected to work from home with access to a modern IT system and the internet. Clerks will be allocated a number of school governing body meetings per term across the year.
Each school governing body holds between one or two full governing body meetings per term with a small number of additional committee meetings. For the majority of schools they are usually held after the school day, late afternoon or in the evenings. Willingness to attend evening meetings is essential, however, a degree of flexibly is required as there could be a need for additional meetings from time to time per half term.
Clerks are also expected to attend termly clerks briefing and professional development sessions held by the Local Authority and to also attend relevant training sessions.
Clerks receive a payment for each meeting the clerk which includes attendance at training, collection/delivery of documentation and pre and post meeting administration.
Excellent literacy, numeracy, written and IT skills with attention to detail are essential along with ability to act in a professional manner whilst maintaining sensitivity and confidentiality.
The job requires someone who is good at taking clear and precise notes, a good communicator with excellent customer care skills, who works well on their own using their own initiative and as part of a team.
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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy.
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