Start date: Monday 17th September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter 

Accountable to: As a senior member of the non-teaching staff and a member of the management team, the Clerk to Governors and Legal Manager will report to the Head teacher and the Chair to the Board. 

Job purpose: This is a senior and responsible role which offers the opportunity for involvement at the heart of CFBL’s business in a challenging, busy and continuously changing environment 

The Role: 

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint an experienced Clerk to the Board of Governors. The successful candidate will be accountable to the Governing Body, working effectively with the chair of governors, other governors and with the head teacher. You will secure the continuity of the governing body business and observe confidentiality requirements; give advice on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Body works to the legal framework. Accuracy will be needed in the preparation of all paperwork, agendas, minutes of meetings etc. 

As Clerk and, together with the Chair and the Head teacher, you enable the Board of Governors to fulfil its duties and responsibilities for the proper governance of the school and to ensure that the Board receives timely advice and appropriate information on all relevant matters. You will also be appointed Company Secretary. 

As Legal Manager, you are responsible to the Head teacher and the Governing Body for ensuring the compliance of the School with all relevant legal and regulatory obligations and for offering advice on, providing, or where necessary, procuring any legal activities needed by the school. 

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To apply for the role please download the application form and return it completed by e-mail to the following address: 

Closing date for applications: Friday 18th August at 2:00pm. 

Short listing of Applicants: from Tuesday 21st until Tuesday 28th August. 

Candidates chosen for the shortlist will be notified that day, by e-mail. Unsuccessful candidates will also be notified by email. 

Interviews: from Monday 3rd until Friday 7th September 

Panel decision: Wednesday 12th September 

Collège Français Bilingue de Londres values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

Collège Français Bilingue de Londres is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, an occupational health check and Disqualification by Association Declaration.