Clerk to the Governors position at Greetland Academy

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The Greetland Academy Trust

School Street, Greetland HX4 8JB

Telephone:  01422 372893



Clerk to the Governors

Required from Sept 2020

£500 per annum based on approximately six meetings, allowing 6.5 hrs per meeting

Any additional work will be paid at Scale 6 Point 18-22 £12.60 – £13.64 per hour


We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to provide a professional clerking service to the Local Governing Body.  This is an exciting opportunity for an organised individual to work with our dedicated and supportive team of Governors and School Staff.


The role involves preparation and distribution of agendas and minutes, attending and accurately taking minutes of meetings and providing advice and support to The Local Governing Body.


The Local Governing Body meet on average approximately twice a term (six meetings a year) and these meetings are generally set in advance and take place in school in the evening.  In addition there may be adhoc meetings and events which require a minute taker.  Preparation for meetings, research and writing up can be carried out from home and therefore these hours are flexible, providing timelines are adhered to.


Advice and support will be provided by the Clerk to The Trust Board.


If you are interested in joining our team of committed professionals please return your completed application form by email to Jayne Firth: or alternatively post to the Trust address: The Greetland Academy, School Street, Greetland, Halifax HX4 8JB, marking the envelope ‘FAO Jayne Firth ’.


Download application documents:

Job description

Person specification

Application Form 


Closing date for applications: 4th September (12 noon)


Interviews w/c 7th September 2020