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Baring Road, Cowes, Isle Of Wight, PO31 8DS.

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Staff vacancies





Salary: Grade 6.  Actual salary £1,221 - £1,296 (Full time equivalent £20,493 - £21,748) 

Hours: 100 (70 clerking hours, 20 hours admin and 10 hours CPD per annum) - 115 paid hours including holidays.

Starting Date: As soon as possible


The Governing Board of Gurnard Primary School is seeking to appoint a professional and highly motivated administrator to the post of Clerk to the Governing Board.

The role involves working effectively with the chair of governors, governing board, headteacher and LA Governor Services throughout the year to support and advise the governing board in carrying out its duties and responsibilities.

You will need excellent administrative skills and experience of minute taking. Tasks include the preparation and circulation of meeting agendas and papers; accurate and efficient minute taking; advising on procedural and legislative matters; and maintaining a work schedule including policy reviews. Candidates should be able to work flexibly at times convenient to the Governing Board. This includes attending 7 meetings during the year (usually held in the afternoon or early evening).  An understanding of confidentiality is essential for this role. 


Completed applications should be emailed to our School Business Manager, Mrs Angela McLuckie, at gurnardsbm@gurnardprimaryschool.co.uk


Gurnard Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to relevant Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks, references and health checks.  We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 2nd October 2020

Interviews: Friday 9th October 2020