Current Vacancies


Clerk to the Governors for The Governing Board of St Mary's Catholic Primary School.

We are looking for someone who is reliable, confident, good with people and with an interest in school governance. You will need skills in good administrative practice and experience of minute taking. You will also need to be confident in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and email and have access to a computer and the internet.


This role is for 160 hours over the academic year, linked to the timetable of Governor meetings, rather than set hours per week. This includes 10 hours training and development time. 


Starting salary from £11.76 per hour, plus pension.


Responsibilities will include working effectively with the chair of governors, headteacher and other governors to secure the continuity of governing board business. To advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Board works to the legal framework. An understanding of confidentiality is essential for this role. 


Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at meetings and minute taking; maintaining a business calendar including policy reviews.  


It is recommended that applicants either hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Board or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme.

The closing date Friday 3rd December 2022 - Interviews the following week