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Clerk to the Governors

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Buxton Community School, High Peak
Salary details
£6,145 per annum actual
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
10 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Closing Date
30 November 2023
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Buxton Community School is seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Clerk to the Governors to provide procedural, legislative and constitutional advice and guidance on all governance related matters.

As the Clerk you will be an integral part of governance arrangements at our school providing effective administrative support to the governing body and its committees, ensuring the governing body is properly constituted and managing information effectively in accordance with legal requirements. This is a rewarding and challenging role that will give you the opportunity to support governors to deliver the best outcomes for their pupils. You will administer and minute board and committee meetings, which are held in the evening, and advise on governance legislation and policy.

You will work effectively with the Chair of Governors and the Headteacher to prepare purposeful agendas which take account of the DfE and School issues and priorities.

Our ideal candidate will have experience in the administration of governance and will have a clear vision of what good governance looks like.

Please do not apply using The Derbyshire County Council website

Please return your application to:


Jayne McMillan

Head of School Business and Resources

Buxton Community School

College Road



SK17 9EA 

Or via email to

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.