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Puriton Primary School

Puriton Primary School


Current School Vacancies

Clerk to Governors

Clerk to the Local Governance Committees

 Job Ref:                FLP-R581 Please quote on all correspondence

Start:                    September 2024

Salary:                  Grade 5 Points 11 - 15

Salary £25,979 - £27,803 (full-time equivalent) (£13.47 - £14.41 per hour)


Location:               Puriton Primary School, Rowlands Rise, Puriton, Somerset TA7 8BT

Contract:               97 hours per year, with flexibility to attend and support meetings as required.  

Term:                     Permanent, All Year Round

 Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span 5 local authority areas: Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area. We are a mixed Multi Academy Trust, comprising 6 secondary, 21 primary and a special school. We work in partnership with the Diocese of Bath and Wells, which brings considerable benefit to all our schools.

We are looking for a clerk to minute our Local Governance Committee (LGC) meetings at Puriton Primary school.  Experience is not necessary, but basic IT, a good standard of written English, and administration skills will be required.

 Full training and support is provided, and you will be part of a trust wide clerking team.

In return we offer:

A competitive salary
An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
An energised and professional working environment
Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking, cycle to work scheme

This post is also suitable for hybrid working, with the administrative work outside of meetings able to be undertaken from home.  Although hours are to be worked flexibly, the vast majority of work will take place in term time (around the six annual AGC meetings per school).  For comparison purposes, the 97 hours per year average out to about 2.5 hours/week in term time.

For an informal chat/further details about this opportunity, please email: office@puritonprimaryschool.org.uk  putting Clerk to Governors in the subject box.  We’d be very pleased to talk with you.

No CVs or agencies please.

 The closing date for applications is: 23:59 on the 31st August 2024.

Interviews are likely to be held soon thereafter.

No CVs or agencies please

To apply:

Download the JD/PS, Recruitment Pack (and Candidate pack if relevant)
Click on the ‘apply’ button within the vacancy advertised on the Futura Learning Jobsite or by clicking on this link
Complete and submit your online application before the closing date.
 PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process.  For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening, online searches and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.


 Work for us

We have lots of great opportunities within our trust, take a look at the current vacancies.

To find out how joining our team could benefit you, please read our recruitment information pack.

Puriton is a Futura Learning Partnership School. Futura Learning Partnership employs 1,500 staff, serving nearly 12,000 children in 26 schools. We value every employee and are committed to creating excellent professional development opportunities for all, as well as investing in staff wellbeing.

Safeguarding children and safer recruitment

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  To find out more about the checks we carry out on prospective Futura Learning Partnership employees, please read our recruitment information pack.

Equality diversity and inclusion

Futura Learning Partnership values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. For further information please see our equality and diversity policy and read our recruitment information pack.