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Senior Clerk to Governors

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

The Senior Clerk to Governors is a new role within Governor Services. The post holders will work closely with the management team to drive improvement within the clerking service ensuring quality provision and customer satisfaction. With line management responsibility for a number of Clerks to Governors and input into service decision making the post holder will be critical to the delivery of the services improvement plans moving forwards.

The service is looking to expand to meet demand and this will require new ways of working and individuals who are able to pick up and deal with a variety of tasks. This will range from leading training and updates for Clerks & Governors to shadowing governing body meetings or talking with new schools to encourage take up of the Clerking offer

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact  Chris Sutton (

What will you be doing?

This is a new role that will be split into two distinct elements:

1. 14.8hrs per week contracted hours to Line Manage Clerks to Governors, ensure quality service delivery, support leaders and managers in service development and improvement, engage with schools and promote the clerking service, act as the first point of reference for query escalation, foster a local culture of strong governance.

2. Act as Clerk to Governors for at least four schools (this may be less where Committee Meetings are included). Demonstrate best practice in delivery and support some of our most challenging settings and overcome complex Clerking queries.

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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