Clerk to the Governors

Part Time Permanent Term Time Only
St Mary's School Cambridge

Part-time (5 hours per week – Term time only) 

St Mary’s School, Cambridge is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 4 to 18.

Situated in the heart of the academically and culturally vibrant city of Cambridge, we are a school where any girl can thrive and achieve academic excellence. A Christian school run in the Catholic tradition and founded on the principles of Mary Ward, we have a unique approach to education and an atmosphere which fosters a love of life and learning.

St Mary’s is looking for an experienced clerk to the governors to join the school from September 2021. We are seeking to appoint an experienced clerk to be responsible for administering meetings of the Governors and to ensure that their compliance and governance responsibilities are met.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills, be able to take comprehensive minutes and have exceptional report writing experience. As some governor meetings take place during the evenings, you will need to be flexible with your hours. This is an exciting opportunity to work at the heart of the School with the Headmistress and Bursar.

Further information can be found on our website:

Closing date: 9:00 on Monday, 2nd August 2021.

Interviews to be held the shortly after on a date to be confirmed.

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.  

The School is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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