Clerk To Federation Governing Board

The Governing Body of the Flying Start Federation (Buckland Brewer and Parkham Primary Schools) is looking to appoint a highly organised individual with a professional manner and effective communication skills to support its work. Duties will include attendance and minute taking at governor's meetings, the preparation and electronic distribution of agendas, minutes, documents and correspondence for all meetings, maintaining a policy review cycle and an annual cycle of governor business, supporting the induction of new governors and guiding the Governing Body on procedual matters. Discretion and flexibility, plus excellent organisational and computer skills are essential in this role.

The hours will be 200  per annum, over 40 weeks to be worked in flexibly to fit in with the cycle of the governing body business during the year.

For a more detailed outline of the role pleased see the supporting information  and application pack  on the Federation Website- www.buckland-brewer-primary.devon.sch.uk

For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Headteacher or School Business Manager on 01237 451315 or 452315


Please return your completed application to the Headteacher by email or to Buckland Brewer Primary School- EX39 5LX by the closing date.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A DBS disclosure is required for this post


Start date: 1st September or sooner


Closing date:  01 July 2019


Interview date:  12 July 2019





Person Specification           Job Description           Application Form                 Applicant Information


EYFS and KS1  Senior Teacher   MPS   plus TLR

Full time Permanent  

Start  Date January 20 or earlier if possible.


A unique opportunity has arisen within the Flying Start Federation for a forward looking teacher and leader to join a small but dedicated team of professionals who are ambitious to achieve the best learning for our children.


We require an exciting and inspirational teacher who is looking for a challenge and opportunity to extend  expertise by taking a leading role in developing outstanding EYFS and Early Key 1 provision.


 We are looking for an experience and talented teacher who can deliver high quality inclusive learning experiences within EYFS and KS1 and who has a clear understanding of how young children learn successfully, the growth mind-set, and who can deliver and blend effectively child centred and led learning and adult guided.


We can offer you an experienced team of  Foundation Stage Practitioners and Teaching Assistants who will work alongside you, small teaching groups, friendly and polite children, a supportive staff team and Governing Body and  great continuing professional development.


This post will be ideal for someone with a track record of improving outcomes for children within Early Years and Key Stage One and  who would enjoy the challenge being a member of the  Federation’s senior leadership team, taking a wider leadership responsibility across both schools  supported by an experience Executive Head teacher.


Both schools are situated in idyllic rural surroundings with a family orientated ethos and both strive to deliver excellent opportunities for all pupils.  We are members of the Atlantic Coast Cooperative Trust which gives great opportunity for collaboration, training for staff and enrichment opportunities for children.


Visits to the school are welcome and further information and an application form is available on our website:  www.buckland-brewer-primary.devon.sch.uk


Whilst pay portability will be considered it is not guaranteed.  This is a main scale post with additional TLR.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A DBS disclosure is required for this post.


Closing date – Noon Friday 5th July 2019

Interview date:   Thursday 11th July 2019



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