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Clerk to governors (minute taker) - SO2

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£31,548 - £33,291
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Part Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
09/08/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description


Governor Services is a traded support service providing clerking services, strategic support and guidance to governing boards of schools and academies nationally.  We are currently seeking effective, high quality Clerks to governing boards to further enhance existing provision.

Our areas of work are currently

London:  Waltham Forest, Haringey, Slough,

East Anglia: Basildon, Canvey Island, Clacton and Colchester

Wellingborough: Wilby, Great Doddington, Great Harrowden

As a Clerk to governors/trustees, the post holder will be responsible for advising the governing board on constitutional matters, duties and powers and will work within the broads’ current legislative framework. 

Ideally you will need to have experience of working in an education setting and will be familiar with the work of school governing boards.  A good knowledge of school governance regulations is desirable, as you will be expected to provide support and guidance to governors and school leaders.  

Governing Board meetings are held during the day and in the evening; therefore, a flexible approach to working is required.

Successful candidates will be allocated a mentor upon appointment where Full training and support will be given.

If you would like to know more about the role prior to submitting an application, please contact Sue Gill on 020 8496 6338 or Donna Miller on 020 8496 6340.

Closing date – 9 August 2019

Interviews – w/c 19 August 2019

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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