St Edward's CofE Primary School

St Edward's CofE Primary School

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Vacancy for Clerk to Governors


Salary: NJC point 8-10 £19,945-20,751 FTE


We have 3 vacancies in Plymouth at St Edward’s Primary School, St Matthew’s Primary School and St George’s Primary School


St Christopher’s Multi Academy Trust is a growing family of church and community primary schools 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 Trust website.


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


For an application form and further details please see the following website:


Please send completed applications to


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, each 200 hours per annum in total, at a rate of £11.83-12.31 per hour plus holiday pay, to start as soon as possible.


Closing date:     Midday, 27th September 2019

Interview date:   TBA

School Motto

'One family - sharing, caring, learning together'

Mission Statement

Our school's Christian values are the branches of Kindness, Respect and Courage spreading from the main trunk of Love.

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