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Hampshire County Council

Clerk to School Governors (Countywide) HCC45330

Closing date: 29/11/2020 at 17:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Other

Salary Details: £21,403 - £24,055 pro-rata, per annum, plus Home Office Allowance

Hours of Work: Minimum of 66 hours per annum (Annualised Hours)

Location of Role: Countywide, Hampshire

Job/Person Summary

Provide vital support to our schools across Hampshire 

We are looking for dynamic, flexible individuals with great organisation skills and proven administrative experience to support our school governing bodies. You will play a vital role, supporting our governors to provide Hampshire’s schools with the leadership and guidance they need. You will oversee the organisation of meetings, typically in the evenings. You will also record accurate minutes, and advise on changes in legislation, policy and governance issues.

A motivated self-starter, you will be able to work under your own initiative, manage deadlines, and keep accurate records. The ability to remain impartial, comply with data protection legislation and maintain confidentiality is essential. As part of this role, you are required to undertake the clerks’ development programme as well as the 'accredited clerk qualification'.

Although the role is mostly home-based, travel to Hampshire Schools is required within a 15-mile distance. It is a requirement of the role that you have access to the internet, a home computer, Microsoft Word (or a compatible application) and a printer as most of the work will be home-based.

Please note: you will be permanently linked to a school and your salary will be dependent on the number of hours the school has bought through its subscription. The minimum contracted hours for a school are sixty-six per annum. There may be the opportunity to support more than one school, dependent on availability. Clerks are paid on an annualised hours basis which means you will receive your salary in equal monthly payments. 

Apply for a location near you:  

We currently have multiple posts available across the following areas, although we will also accept applications from other areas in Hampshire. Please state a preference for a location that suits you in your application:

Please note that this advert may close early depending on the volume of applications we receive. We would therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Application Procedure

For further information about the role, or to apply, please select the 'application form' link above.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion: Helen Piela, Senior Clerking Officer or Bob West, Governor Services Co-ordinator on 0370 779 0800

Safer Recruitment

Hampshire County Council and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Elizabeth II Court, The Castle, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8UJ

Telephone: 0370 779 0800

Website: https://careers.newjob.org.uk/HCC/

Application form