Clerk to the Local Governing Body

  • Job Reference: IMG00169883
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Aletheia Academies Trust
  • Location: Gravesend, Kent
  • Salary: £21,801 to £23,262
  • Sector: Administration, Education & Childcare
  • Job Type: Fixed Term
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Clerk to the Local Governing Body

Salary: KR6 £21,801-£23,262 per annum (pro rata to hours worked)

Hours: Dependent on the number of schools supported. Hours paid will included pre and
post meeting administration and any training undertaken.

Required to start as soon as possible.

Aletheia Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Local Governing Body to support schools within the Trust.

Reporting to the Head of Governance, the Clerk will provide effective administrative support to the Local Governing Body of Saint George’s CE School with the possible introduction of additional schools over time, subject to mutual agreement.

The post holder will provide advice and guidance on governance, constitutional and procedural matters, and ensure that the work of the Local Governing Body conforms to the responsibilities assigned by the Trust.

There are approximately 17 Governing Body/Committee meetings across the academic year. The majority are held
at the end of the school day, with a small number of the committee meetings taken place during the school day. The
schedule for meetings is agreed for the start of each academic year providing plenty of notice for the Clerk and

The Trust comprises of Saint George’s all-through school and 10 primary schools across North Kent and Medway.

Our schools have an existing reputation for high quality education with a relentless focus upon high expectations and
aspirations. We are a friendly, dynamic and innovative group of schools and pride ourselves on our commitment to
ensuring all children progress through high quality teaching and learning provision for all. The successful applicant
will share these values and play an active part in delivering on this commitment.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact Laura Bechelli, Trust HR & Executive Assistant to
the CEO on 01474 531480 or by email to

Please download a vacancy pack and application form from our website
Please submit your application by email to
Closing date: Friday 8th July 2022 at 12 noon.

Aletheia Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and
expects all staff, volunteers, governors and Trustees to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be
subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal
background checks where applicable. Our policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders can be found on our
website. All new employees, volunteers, governors and Trustees will be required to undertake safeguarding training
on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

The Trust’s Child Protection Policy can be viewed at
The Trust’s Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be viewed at