Clerk to Board of Trustees and Local Governing Body

Empower Trust
Sansaw Business Park
Salary £10.27 - £11.24 per hour plus travel expenses
14 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Empower Trust are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to provide professional clerking services to our Board of Trustees and Local Governing Bodies. The role will include providing advice to the trustees and governors on governance, constitutional and procedural matters and provide effective administrative support.

You will need strong organisational skills, the ability to prioritise your workload and good customer service skills. The ability to work on your own initiative as well as a mature and committed approach is essential. Access to a car to travel to the schools is essential.

Main Responsibilities include:

Accurate minute taking at 6 local governing body meetings per annum, per school.

Accurate minute taking at 6 Trust Board Meetings per annum.

Transcript and production of draft minutes to a high standard

Full administrative service; to include preparation and circulation of the agenda, collation and circulation of supporting papers within appropriate timescales.

Flexibility in terms of working hours is required, usually late afternoon/early evening and ad-hoc clerking of working groups and panels, as required. This position is paid on an hourly basis; a maximum of 6 hours may be claimed per local governing body / Trustee meeting.

Full training for the post will be provided. Further details and application forms for this post are available via the Job Vacancies section on the Trust website Please note that we are unable to accept CV’s.

If you would like an informal chat or further information, please contact the Central Team on 01939 236136.

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th March @ midday

Shortlisting will take place on Friday 29th March

Interviews will be held: Wednesday 3rd April

Empower Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure by Criminal Records Bureau prior to commencement in post. This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification. 

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