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Clerk to the Board of Trustees – Vacancy

  • Immediate start
  • Home working with attendance at meetings
  • Minimum 48* hours per academic year
  • £13.31-£15.64 per hour (£28,055-£32,972 per annum FTE)

Are you interested in supporting a local, innovative academy? Would you like to be involved in a flexible, varied and exciting role? If so, The JCB Academy has an exciting opportunity for you.

The Board of Trustees are seeking a Clerk to undertake the key role of providing advice and guidance on governance, constitutional and procedural matters and contributing towards the efficient functioning of meetings. Duties will also include preparing agendas, organising and distributing papers, organising and attending meetings and taking minutes.

You will be paid for a minimum of 48* hours per academic year plus holiday pay. You will need to be available to attend a minimum of five* meetings per year during term time (four full Board meetings which are usually held in the morning, plus the annual Board/Senior Leadership Team strategy meeting which is usually held on the same afternoon of the first full Board meeting of the academic year).  Other work will be carried out flexibly from home, but ensuring paperwork is processed within agreed time frames.

The JCB Academy offers learners a unique curriculum developed by academy and its core partners. Working with the likes of Bosch Rexroth, JCB, Toyota and Harper Adams University, we ensure that the curriculum is embedded in real industrial practice and includes genuine industrial challenges. Our aim is to provide a world class experience to learners and staff.

Closing date for applications: Monday, 7 December 2020 at 9:00am


  1. Click here to download the clerk to the board of trustees application pack
  2. Click here to apply for this role.
*2020/21 hours will be dependent on your start date