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Clerk to the Board

Kelsall Primary School
Grade 5 (£19,171-£20-751) pro rata
Bexton Primary School, Boughton Heath Academy, Kelsall Primary School, Mill View Primary School
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Flexible Hours/Part Time/Term Time
20 hours per week. 38 weeks per year.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/08/2019 at 12:00 PM
Kelsall Primary School

Cheshire Academies Trust Board of Directors is seeking to appoint a talented individual to their central team to undertake the role of Clerk to the Board. The successful candidate will be responsible for clerking meetings of the Board, their committees and three of our Local Governing Boards. We are looking for a candidate with high levels of organisational and communication skills to be able to engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders via a variety of mediums. Applicants should be enthusiastic, effective, organised, highly motivated and able to demonstrate current knowledge of governance structures in educational settings. Experience of working in a similar role is desirable. Training will be offered to the right candidate. Applicants will need to manage their time flexibly as this role will require working across a number of Cheshire Academies Trust sites and attendance at evening meetings. There is the opportunity to be home-based for part of the working week if this is desirable.

Further information about the role and our application form is available on our website If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact our CEO Steve Ellis on  The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 30th August. Applications should be returned to

Shortlisting will take place on 3rd September with interviews on 6th September. For equality reasons members of the shortlisting panel will not receive personal details when reviewing applications and therefore will be unable to provide feedback on the shortlisting process.

Cheshire Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons in our community. We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of our children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment and therefore all applications should be made on the Cheshire Academies Trust application form. We do not accept C.V.’s. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks, along with other relevant pre-employment checks including reference requests from their current or most recent employer prior to interview.


How to apply

Thank you for your interest in our vacancy. All applications for this role should be made on the CAT Application Form. We will not consider C.V.'s. Please send your completed application form along with a letter of application, no longer than two sides of A4, outlining why you are a suitable candidate, to

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