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Clerk to Governors - St Edward's, Plymouth

Vacancy for Clerk to Governors

Salary: Grade SC-4, NJC point 10-13 (new NJC scales from April 2019), (£20,751 - £22,021 FTE Pro Rata)

St Edwards, Plymouth 180 hours


St Christopher’s Multi Academy Trust is a provider of primary education across Devon, Plymouth and Torbay Local authorities. The Trust places great importance on enabling its staff to work collaboratively. These new roles provide a great opportunity to become part of our brilliant team of clerks.


Ideally, you will have some experience of school governance and be able to provide an efficient and professional service to a Local Governing Body (as stated above). Duties will include minute taking at all Governing Body Meetings, formation of agendas (based on the Trust’s Handbook) circulation of papers and providing advice and guidance on procedural matters.


We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and professional person who has effective ICT skills, excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, along with initiative and enthusiasm. You will work at the direction of the headteacher and Chair of Governors with the Trust providing support and training via the clerk to the Board of Trustees. A full job description and person specification can be found on the school website.


We would welcome applications from individuals applying for one or more of these vacancies.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for this post.


These are permanent, part-time positions, 180 hours per annum in total, to start as soon as possible.

Please email completed application forms to

Closing date: Midday, 18th March 2019

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love that you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” Hebrews 6:10