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Clerk to the Governors

Type of Position:Administrator
Salary:KR6 - £20,222 (pro rata according to hours worked)
Start Date:Asap
Closing Date: 5 January 2020

This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School as it joined Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) on 1 March 2017 working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School Academy, an outstanding rated co-educational grammar school in Canterbury. This new venture will see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice. The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.


The Post


A professional and experienced Clerk to the Governing Body is sought to join the team at CDS.


Candidates should have prior experience of Clerking including preparing and minuting meetings, organizing appeals and other administrative duties.  Knowledge of procedural and regulatory issues will be required along with excellent ICT skills.


There will be an opportunity for training and a handover period with the existing Clerk.


Candidates must have their own transport.


Deadline - Friday 10 January 2020 @ 9am - Early applications are encouraged and will be considered before the deadline.


How to Apply

Applications for this post should be made online only using the School's application form.  CVs will not be accepted.  On the website visit the information page and click on Recruitment.  Please email your application to  If you wish to discuss this post or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Roberta Light, Personnel Manager on 01227 464600.

The Charles Dickens 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 post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List of Children.


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CDS APPLICATION FORM new Jan 2019 Download
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CDS Clerk to Governors JD 2019 Download

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