Clerk to Governors at the Genesis Federation vacancy – Beckley and Peasmarsh C of E Primary Schools

Job Vacancy:

Clerk to the Governors, The Genesis Federation (Beckley and Peasmarsh CE Primary Schools)

We are looking to appoint a Clerk to Governors to work closely with the Governing Board and the Federation Leadership Team.

You will need to be organised, confident, self-motivated, and good with people. You should have an understanding of the work of a school and either some knowledge of governance or a willingness to be trained.  You must have good administrative skills and minute-taking experience, be able to use your initiative, and maintain confidentiality at all times. We would also expect good IT skills (MS Outlook, MS Office) and the ability to minute meetings in a virtual environment.

Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at meetings in the daytime and evenings, minute taking, monitoring and responding to emails, and maintaining a business calendar including policy reviews.

This is a part-time role of 150 hours per year, your hours will vary from week to week, and you will need to work flexibly.

We can offer free training for your development.

If you would like an initial discussion, please contact Hilary Barton, the Chair of Governors.


Full details of the vacancy including the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form are on the Vacancies page of both schools’ websites: or


Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 29th January 2021