Coalway Junior School


Clerk to the Governing Body



Grade -  6 (pts 15-20) £23,541 - £25,991 pa pro rata


Hours – 2.5 hours per week for 38 weeks a year

The Governors of Coalway Junior School are looking to appoint an organised and efficient Clerk to the Governors. This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking school, be part of a fantastic team and supportive Governing Body.

The Clerk is required to work 95 hours per year, equivalent of 2.5 hours per week for 38 weeks a year. Additional duties may be claimed. We typically have 18 meetings a year consisting of 12 committee meetings and 6 Full Governing Body meetings. Currently these are in the evenings but there maybe some flexibility for the right candidate. Communication and meetings may be by phone, email, virtual or held at school, depending on the needs of the school.

Knowledge and experience of school governance would be preferable but training is available for the right candidate. Applicants must possess a high standard of English, be computer literate and be able to work unsupervised. No prior experience of schools is required but candidates will be expected to be confidential and understand the requirements of Safeguarding.

Further information and an application form can be found on our school website (Coalway Junior School) or by emailing

If you would like to look around the school, please arrange a time with the school office.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.