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Experienced Trust Administrator & Clerk to Governors

Required ASAP


Indicative Salary Range: Grade 3 Point 9 £20,903 to Point 22 £27,041

(£18276 - £23643 pa pro rata Term Time Only)
(Starting point to be negotiated according to experience and qualifications)


The Role
Leigh Trust is seeking an experienced candidate who has knowledge of the education sector to fulfil the role of Trust Administrator and Clerk to the Local Governing Bodies of Leigh Trust. The role and will involve general administration duties to assist the Trust with its growth and development plans and also the clerking of Local Governing Body meetings and all its committees and occasional other meetings.


The successful candidate will be expected to take a proactive role in coordinating agendas, reports and minutes of the governing body meetings, as well as general administration duties for the overall Trust central team. Governing body meetings are in term time only, mostly in the afternoons. There may be occasional days when some flexibility may be required with start and finish times.

On the 1st January 2014, Leigh Primary School formed Leigh Trust, a Multi Academy Trust with a Master Funding Agreement (MFA) and separate Supplemental Funding Agreements (SFA) to govern each school.


There are five Primary Schools currently within Leigh Trust: -        

Leigh Primary School – 519 children (3-11 Primary School converted 1st January 2014)

Alston Primary School – 669 children (3-11 Primary School converted 1st July 2014)

Wyndcliffe Primary School – 682 children (3-11 Primary School Converted 1st March 2015)

Marlborough Primary School – 682 children (3–11 Primary School converted 1st January 2019)

Nansen Primary School – 920 children (3-11 Primary School converted 1st April 2020)

For further information regarding the post please see the full job description available on the Trust website.


If you have the knowledge and experience to apply for this position, please download and complete a support staff application form at and return to: or send in the post to the Leigh Trust, St Paul’s Centre, 405b Belchers Lane, Bordesley Green, B9 5SY

Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 9th December 2020 - 12 Noon

Interviews will take place at Leigh Trust offices on: Wednesday 16th December 2020

Only applications submitted on the support staff application form will be considered.

(If you have not heard from us by Friday 11th December then please presume your application has not been successful).

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.


This post is subject to Pre-Employment checks including two written references and an Enhanced DBS check. Leigh Trust is an equal opportunities employer


Leigh Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to complete pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS check, proof of qualifications and a medical check.