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Glenthorne Avenue, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4PG



10 hours per meeting

Grade 13:  £9.94 - £10.97 per hour


Milford Infants’ School is seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Governing Body.


The governing body, through its appointed and elected governors, plays a distinctive and essential role in the continuing success and development of the school.


The primary purpose of the role is that of Governance Professional, working with the Chair of Governors, other governors, and Headteacher in dealing with administrative matters for the governing body and advising on legal issues of governance. 


The role will include preparing for, taking notes at and producing minutes for meetings and involves some evening work.

Good keyboard skills and the ability to write agendas and produce accurate concise minutes are essential. Integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality are essential.


New clerks receive support and training from the Somerset Governor Services Team and all clerks are encouraged to attend termly briefings in their locality to update themselves on the latest developments in governance.


The post will involve several hours work for each meeting and typically, there will be eight Full Governing Body meetings and three Finance Committee meetings per year.


An application form is available from our website at or by post on request.


Internal candidates please send an expression of interest letter to Miss Chant.


Closing date:  Wednesday 30th September 2020


Milford Infants’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Milford Infants' School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in its care and expects all staff to share this commitment.
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