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Local Governance Professional (Clerk) - Wandle Learning Trust

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8 hours per week (worked flexibly), Term time only

Up to circa £5,500

Wandle Learning Trust

North Richmond/South London

The Wandle Learning Trust is a growing and successful multi academy trust in South London.  As a Trust we are united in the belief that there is no more important role than making a positive difference to children's lives. Our drive each day is to achieve the best personalised outcomes for each and every child in our Trust within inclusive school cultures of positivity, possibility and opportunity.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an organised and proactive individual to join our dynamic team.  You will also have excellent personal skills and possess good literacy and IT skills. The position is well suited to someone looking for a flexible role (not 9 to 5), who is able to work to deadlines and who wants to learn new skills and be part of a thriving and supportive organisation.

Working together with our Head of Governance, you will initially be assigned to Thomson House school in Mortlake, as well as provide additional clerking capacity to other schools within the Trust.  You will provide administrative and organisational support including taking minutes of governance meetings, helping to draft agendas, advising the academy committee on legislative and procedural issues, and keeping records of membership, training, and attendance.  

We're keen to welcome new entrants to the profession so previous experience is advantageous but not essential. As part of the role, you will be provided with the training you need be able to access development opportunities.

What's in it for you?

  • An average of 8 hours working per week during term time, to be worked flexibly according to demand and including some evening meetings.
  • A salary between £5,240 and £5,490 (pay award pending)
  • The opportunity for increased hours for working with additional schools as the Trust grows
  • Professional support provided where needed.
  • Access to a generous pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, professional development and other attractive benefits.

For more information and a job description please visit Local Governance Professional (Clerk), Hybrid/South West London - Tes Jobs.  For more information about for Wandle Learning Trust visit our website at Work for Wandle - Wandle Learning Trust

Closing date 21st June 2024

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

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and a Children’s Barred List check. 


The Wandle Learning Trust values the diversity of our students and is proud to inspire them through representative teaching and support staff.  We aim to select all staff on merit, irrespective of race, sex, disability, age, gender reassignment, sexuality or other protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.  


The Academy welcomes applications from disabled candidates. If you have a disability, please indicate any adjustments we might make when applying in order to ensure that the shortlisting process is fair and meets your needs. 


CVs are not accepted. 

45 Chestnut Grove



SW12 8JZ  

Tel: 20 8673 8737

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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