Trust Clerk of Governors

5 hours per week, plus additional as required, hours to be discussed with your line manager. Term-time only (39 weeks). Grade C FTE ÂŁ21,190, Actual Salary ÂŁ2,455.32.

Wildern Academy Trust comprises of Wildern Secondary School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, dedicated individual to join our Trust as a Clerk to the Governors to work and travel between all three schools within the Trust. The Local Governing Bodies (LGBs) meet 6 times per year, one meeting each half term, which require minutes to be taken by the Clerk. LGB meetings take place on a Monday during the early evening, further information can be provided. Meetings take place at each school site and so it would be preferable to have your own transport. Policy review management and other adhoc administration/governance duties will also be required.

You will be responsible to the Trust’s Governance Professional. Meetings usually held on school premises, although on occasions may be held virtually.

Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
  • Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
  • Free on-site car park

Application Procedure:

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from our website where you can also find further details about the Trust.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Friday 2nd June 2023.

Completed applications can be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs P Weston, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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