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Clerk to the Governing Board

Isle of Wight

HAY 6, £6,797.49 gross per annum

Vacancy Reference: CTG0618

Closing Date: 24/06/2022

Clerk to Governing Board

14 hours per week

Term time only

HAY 6, £6,797.49 gross per annum


Start September 2022

The Cornerstone Federation Governing Board, that consists of The Bay CE School and Niton Primary School are seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Governing Board.

We are seeking someone who is professional, personable and efficient, with a genuine interest in school governance.

The successful candidate will need excellent administrative, organisational, communication and IT skills.

For more information or to download an application pack please visit our website or contact via

The Cornerstone Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this

commitment. Successful applicants will be required to obtain an enhanced DBS clearance. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.


The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


Closing date: 24th June 2022 at 12 noon

Interview date: Week commencing 27th June 2022