School Governance Information Manager

Date posted: 24th Nov 2021 Closing date: 6th Dec 2021 Borough: Harrow Position: School Governance Information Manager
Interview Date: 13th Dec 2021 Salary: SO1 NJC23 £30,585 FTE. Approx 195 hours a year, hourly rate £16.29 School: St Jérôme CE Bilingual Primary School

St. Jérôme Church of England Bilingual Primary School
120-138 Station Rd, Harrow HA1 2DJ
020 3019 6363

School Governance Information Manager
SO1 -NJC23 £30,585 FTE. Approx 195 hours a year, hourly rate £16.29

This is an advanced administrative, advisory and information management role, working with the governing body of a single academy trust with a Church of England designation, located within the London Borough of Harrow.

As School Governance Information Manager, the post holder will also assume all the functions of clerk to the governing body (a statutory post). Reference: The School Governance (Roles, Procedures and Allowances) (England) Regulations 2013, Regulation 6(3).

The post holder is responsible for ensuring the continuity of the governing body’s business. This means that all governing body business must be managed in accordance with statutory and legal duties, local authority, DfE and Diocesan guidance and in keeping with professional advice from external agencies.

Responsible to the Governing Body of the School. The post holder is required to develop and maintain the following contacts within the context of the job.

Internal contacts
• Chair of Governors
• Vice Chair of Governors
• Individual Governors
• Headteacher
• Senior Leadership Team
• Chairs of Committees
• Clerks to Committees
• Associate members of the governing body
• School Staff

External contacts
• Parents, for the purpose of governor recruitment
• Visitors to governing body meetings
• Local Authority
• Governor Support Service
• External consultants
• Local community groups
• Ofsted and SIAMS
• Department for Education (DfE)
• Panel members for hearings
• Other local schools and educational establishments
• Voluntary groups, local and national businesses for the purpose of governor recruitment
• London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS)
• Deanery Synod

This is an exciting time to join our school as we look ahead to opening our first ever Year 6 classes. Our school is the only Church of England Bilingual, English and French school in the country. If you are looking for something different do please come and discover more.

The post holder must be flexible in their approach to the post as there are no fixed pattern of working hours. The SGIM must be able to attend early morning, daytime and evening meetings, make regular visits to the school, attend training events (daytime and evening), and work from home to complete administrative and research duties. There will be occasions when the post holder is required to attend a meeting, or make a school visit at very short notice.

CLOSING DATE:- Monday 6th December at 5.00pm
INTERVIEW DATE:- Week commencing Monday 13th December
START DATE:- January 2022

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St. Jérôme Church of England Bilingual Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS.