Bovey Tracey Primary School



Clerk to Governors Bovey Tracey Primary School


We are looking for an effective, organised and proactive individual to join our team as Clerk to the Governing Body at Bovey Tracey Primary School . This post is for 240 hours per annum Grade D £11.59-£12.70 per hour.


As Clerk to the Governing Body you will be responsible for:

- providing advice and guidance to the members of the Board to ensure statutory requirements are met and the Board focuses on it's Strategic Responsibilities'

- accurate record keeping to ensure the governing board meets it's statutory requirements

- proactively scheduling board meetings and distributing all papers and documentation prior to meeting

- attending Board Meetings and providing concise and accurate minutes

- facilitating and co-ordinating the recruitment and induction processes for new governors, governor training and succession planning


Experience of using Microsoft Word, Excel, TEAMS and Sharepoint is important. Attention to detail, commitment, communication skills and the need to observe confidentiality are key attributes for this role. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post and please note that in line with the requirements detailed in Keeping children safe in education - GOV.UK ( we will be completing online searches for shortlisted applicants. The Chair of the Governing Board is happy to discuss the role informally prior to application; please message

If you would like to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team, a job description and application form are available from the School Administrator by emailing Closing date Friday 17th March 2023 12 noon.