Clerk to the Governing Body

Clerk to the Governing Body

Shirley Community Primary School and Shirley Pre-School, Nuffield Road, Cambridge, CB4 1TF

School Roll: 445

Part-time, flexible hours as required

Salary: Based on 5 hours per week, term time only, Scale 6 points 26 – 28, £2,357 - £2,515 p.a.


Start date: September 2018

We are a happy and successful school, rated ‘good’ by Ofsted (March 2018) serving a rich and culturally diverse community in Cambridge.

We are looking to recruit a Clerk to the Governing Body who is well-organised, reliable and able to work flexibly and independently. As Clerk you will support the work of the Governing Body, working closely with the Chair of Governors and Headteacher.  If you have the following skills we would be pleased to hear from you:

  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • the ability to work confidentially

  • efficient administrative and ICT skills

  • have an interest in national and local education issues

You will need to be able to attend evening and daytime meetings. Experience of minute taking is desirable, however full training is available.

Further information and an application pack are available to download from  or from Mrs Jo Bouttell, School Business Manager



Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 14th September 2018

We welcome visits to the school.

Shirley Community Primary School and Pre-School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an enhanced DBS check.