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Clerk to the Governors


TITLE: Clerk to Governors

GRADE: Grade E - £24,982 - £29,577p.a.  (£4,126 -£4928p.a. Actual salary after adjustment for hours and weeks)

HOURS: 7 hours per week, Term Time Only

CONTRACT: Permanent


Phoenix is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated Clerk to our Governing Body, working on a part time basis and mostly remotely. The postholder will be accountable to the governing body, working effectively with the chair of governors, the headteacher and other governors to facilitate and ensure the efficient running of the school. Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing advice on governance legislation and procedural matters, acting as the first point of contact for Governors both during and outside of meetings.
  • Effective administration of meetings including preparation of agenda and minutes and monitoring agreed action points
  • Monitoring the membership of, and statutory training for the Governing Body including arranging elections and ensuring statutory clearances are obtained
  • Maintaining records and information in accordance with GDPR

We are looking for a candidate with substantial administrative experience, proven ability and experience in writing agenda and producing accurate minutes of formal meetings. An understanding of GDPR is important and applicants will, ideally, have knowledge of governance procedures and practice in education settings.

Excellent IT skills, and the ability to work alone with minimal supervision are essential as is the requirement to work flexibly in accordance with Governing Body meeting schedules and the needs of the job.

Phoenix is committed to the protection and safety of its students.  An enhanced DBS will be required before commencement in the post.

Application forms and further details are available from the school website at  and returnable to the Human Resources Team in School.

Email :

Tel: 0121 588 8384 extension 115/137

Closing date: 09.00 on Wednesday 29th September 2021

Start Date: November 2021, subject to satisfactory clearances

Mrs M Bytheway
Phoenix Collegiate
Clarkes Lane,
West Bromwich,
West Midlands,

T: 0121 588 8384E: