Clerk to Governors

Job details
Employer Ascot Road Community Free School
Location Watford
Salary Salary £200 per meeting
Contract type Permanent
Closing Date 01 Feb 2019

About the role

Clerk to Governors – Ascot Road Community Free School

Salary:                  £200 per meeting (maximum of 12 meetings per year)

Start date:           ASAP

The appointment will be worked by arrangement with the Principal and Chair of Governors and the salary will be paid per meeting.

We are seeking to appoint a Clerk to support the Governing Body at Ascot Road Community Free School. The successful candidate will be accountable to the Governing Body through working effectively with the Chair of Governors, the Principal and other Governing Body members.

The successful candidate will:

  • attend every main Governing Body meeting and some sub-committee meetings
  • have experience in minute taking and the ability to produce accurate minutes
  • deliver efficient co-ordination to ensure continuity of Governing Body matters
  • advise the Governing Body on constitutional matters
  • maintain accurate Governors’ records
  • have excellent communication and organisational skills
  • be IT literate
  • attend briefings / training as required

Please visit our school website for further information about the school:

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please contact the school office to arrange a visit -  

Completed applications should be sent via email to:

Closing date for completed applications is  Friday 1st February 2019 10am

Date of Interview: TBA

West Herts Community Free School Trust is committed to the safety and welfare of every child and the successful candidate will be required to attend appropriate Safeguarding (child protection) and Prevent training. Appointment is subject to receiving two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.


  • WHCFST Recruitment Pack.pdf Adobe PDF, 1.7 Mb
  • Safeguarding statement WHCFST.pdf Adobe PDF, 0.3 Mb
  • ARCFS Support Staff Application Form.doc Microsoft Word Document, 0.3 Mb

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Contact details

Cathy Elsley , Principal Ascot Road Community Free School Ascot Road WatfordHertfordshire WD18 8ADTelephone: 01923 801 559Email: