Holy Rood Catholic Primary School



Required for November 2019

Number on roll:  420

Salary range:  L grade £10.19 to £11.72 per hour

6 hours per week, term time only


The Governors and Head Teacher are seeking to appoint an experienced administrator to fulfil the post of Clerk to Governing Body, who can join our dedicated and enthusiastic team of fabulous children and superb staff.


This role will involve taking the minutes at full Governing Body meetings and committee meetings all of which are held in the evening as well as other administrative tasks in order to ensure the smooth running of the governing body. The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • has effective personal organisational and time management skills
  • recognises the place of confidentiality in the school environment.

Essential Qualifications: 

  • good knowledge of administrative work
  • able to communicate effectively via telephone, in writing and in person and develop effective working relationships
  • able to manage conflicting work pressures and organise priorities
  • competent user of word processing, electronic communications, spreadsheet and database applications.


Desirable Experience:

  • a good working knowledge of the legal framework relating to governance of schools and current developments in education
  • Clerk to Governing Body Award – NVQ 3 (or equivalent).


Visits to the school to meet our children and staff are warmly welcomed. If you wish to arrange a visit, have any further enquiries about the role or would like to request an application pack then please contact Rebecca Deighton, our School Business Manager, using the contact details below:

Telephone:  01793 523802


Holy Rood Catholic Primary School is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.  The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. 


Closing date for applications:   24th November 2019