Clerk to Academy Committee

Inspiration Trust - Inspiration Trust, Central Services

Reference: JUL20213660
Salary: £15.78 - £16.71 Per Hour
Category: Admin, Site and Other Roles
Contract: Permanent - Variable Hours

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Clerk to Academy Committee

Salary: Scale I – £15.78 to £16.71 per hour

Hours: Flexible but based on:

Four scheduled meetings per year;

Each meeting paid as a minimum of six hours to include two hour meeting time, preparatory work and production of minutes;

Plus additional ad hoc meetings (e.g. appeals panels) which will vary in time requirements

Based at the Hewett Academy with occasional travel 

The Inspiration Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, committed to delivering the very best educational experience for the young people of Norfolk and Suffolk, across our 14 schools. We are ambitious for our schools and communities and want to create Britain’s highest performing federation of 3-19 schools and transform education in the East. 

We are looking for a Clerk to Academy Committee to provide administrative support to the governing body and individual governors to facilitate effective and efficient meetings and strategic governance. 

The Clerk will be responsible for making notes at meetings in order to produce minutes to an agreed timescale, establish and maintain good communication systems in accordance with legal requirements, whilst managing information effectively and in accordance with legal requirements, observing confidentiality where necessary. 

The successful candidate will have the ability, knowledge and confidence to challenge and intervene on matters before making decisions where they feel governors are at risk of working outside of the legal framework, and have knowledge of the three main roles of the governing board, DfE Governors’ Handbook and governor guidelines, understanding the governor role in school improvement and have knowledge of current Ofsted requirements. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills/GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English
  • Proficient with Microsoft and Google
  • Experience of taking minutes for committees
  • Fully competent at using ICT
  • Experience of dealing with confidential information
  • Experience of working an education setting

We are committed to offering excellent professional opportunities for our staff, through careful support          and personalised CPD. We offer a structured and specific induction programme. 

         To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 12 pm on Monday 9th August 2021

Interview date: w/c Monday 16th August 2021

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Posted on: Mon Jul 26 2021 Closing on: August 9, 2021

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