Job description

We are looking for a Clerk to the Governors to provide independent advice, guidance and support to members of the governing body (or Council) on a range of matters relating to governance and procedure.

Role & responsibilities

This is a complex administrative, advisory and information management role ensuring that Council business is managed within the appropriate legal and regulatory framework and in accordance with best practice. The Clerk to the Governors will report to the Chief Operating Officer as well as having regular contacts with the Chair of Council, Headmaster, Vice Master, Head of the Junior Branch and Head of the Pre-Prep.

The main responsibilities will include working closely with the Chair of Governors to ensure that Council is fully supported. However, a more comprehensive list can be found in the job description here. The application deadline will be midday on Monday 19th February, with the scheduled start date for this position being April 2024.

This is a part-time role, working on average two and a half days a week with the majority of the time (occasionally up to four days per week) being worked during the course of each term. Working hours and working environment can be flexible subject to being available for all scheduled and ad-hoc Governors meetings.

University College School (UCS) is one of the top independent schools in the UK. Operating as three schools at separate sites in Hampstead, it educates 1,200 pupils from age 4 to 18. The main aims of the school are the pursuit of academic excellence with an emphasis on intellectual curiosity, independence of mind and breadth of study.

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