The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Clerk to Governors

    Glea Grade 7 (£25,295 to £27,905 p.a. pro rata)

    Actual annual salary circa £2,600

    We are looking to appoint a knowledgeable Clerk to Governors to advise our Governing Body and School Trusts on governance, constitutional and procedural matters. The successful candidate will also be responsible for all administration in relation to the Governing Body and Trusts including the preparation, typing and distribution of agendas and associated paperwork; accurate taking of and typing of minutes at all Governor and Trust meetings as well as any working parties.  Knowledge of how schools and governing bodies operate is essential and previous experience of similar work would be advantageous. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an excellent Clerk to support our Governing Body on compliance for the strategic management and development of our school.          

    The School’s Governing Body meets 9 times per year, in the evening within the academic year, and the successful candidate would also be expected to work in school for approximately 3.5 hours each week. The school year is over 39 weeks.

    To be considered for this post, please complete a formal application which is available to download below along with a full job description and person specification or available from the School, and return where possible by email to: or by post to: The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6RP.  Tel: 01476 563180

    The King’s School is a popular, oversubscribed, all boys grammar school. The most recent OFSTED inspection judged the school outstanding, there are approximately 1200 students on roll.

    We encourage applications to be submitted as soon as possible as the School reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate upon receipt of application. Applications will be acknowledged by email however feedback will only be provided to candidates attending for interview.

    The King’s School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to the protection and safety of its children. The King’s School is committed to the protection and safety of its students. The offer of a position at the School is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.


    1. Clerk to Governors Job Description and Person Specification
    2. Support Staff Application Form