Clerk to the Corporation

Grays & Benfleet
Permanent/Part Time, 2-2.5 days/week

Competitive Salary up to £40,000- £45,000 pro-rated

Having just gone through an exciting period of growth, the College is seeking to appoint a dynamic, and self-motivated individual for the post of Clerk to the Corporation.

The Clerk to the Corporation has a key role to play in making sure all Learners receive the highest standard of education and training possible and are able to achieve their full potential.

The main duties of this role will be advising the Chair and Governing Body and its Committees on the proper exercise of their powers and on the application of the Education Acts and other laws affecting its work.

The successful candidate will provide;

  • Comprehensive advice on governance and education legislation
  • Coordination and organisation of meetings
  • Formulation of meeting agendas/minutes/reports
  • Administrative support for governors


You will need strong organisational and interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise your workload and to work on your own initiative, as well as a mature and committed approach. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also required. You will be experienced in preparing minutes and reports and able to give sound advice to the Board. Previous experience in the FE sector and knowledge of the workings of governing bodies is essential. Applicants will possess a relevant qualification or be willing to work towards this.

You will need to attend all Corporation meetings, some of which will go on until the early evening.

Candidates must have their own transport and hold a full clean driving licence.

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The closing date for the above post is 18 December 2017

The college has a policy of contacting successful candidates for shortlisting only.

Seevic College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. All appointments are based solely on the merit and abilities of each applicant regardless of age, gender, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or disability. The welfare of our students and staff is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding (including the prevention of radicalisation). The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a commitment and knowledge in these areas and will be required to undertake appropriate checks as part of the recruitment process including DBS and referencing, as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK.

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