Chesterfield College

Clerk to the Corporation/Company Secretary - Chesterfield College

Chesterfield, Derbyshire
£40,000 - £50,000 per annum pro rata (£23,783.78 - £29,729.73)
12 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Law / Legal
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

Applications are invited for this post to be effective as soon as possible.

Clerk to the Corporation/Company Secretary

Location: Chesterfield

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum pro rata (£23,783.78 - £29,729.73)

The College are seeking a professional, highly motivated and flexible individual responsible for providing an outstanding standard of governance.

As a senior post holder, you will be accountable to the College’s Corporation members, providing advisory, strategic and administrative support to the Corporation, ensuring its statutory obligations are met, while providing administrative support in fulfilling its strategic functions.
The successful candidate will oversee and coordinate activity of the College’s Board, act as Company Secretary for trading subsidiary boards ensuring that they operate effectively, and provide advice, guidance and support to the Corporation and its committees on powers, procedural matters, and the conduct of business and matters of Governance practice.

Chesterfield College were recognised as being ‘Good’ in all areas of our Ofsted inspection in 2013 with some outstanding features.  We are ambitious for our students and have established a ladder of opportunity with the possibility of progression in every sector subject area in order to increase life chances, enhance career prospects and improve social mobility. This is a great opportunity for an experienced and forward thinking Clerk / Company Secretary to join Chesterfield College at a pivotal time and to help shape the organisation’s future operation.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and hold the ICSA, Chartered Secretary qualification or relevant specialist qualification(s). Experience of providing advice and guidance at a senior level, is essential, preferably with previous experience as a Further Education (FE) Governing Body Clerk.

For further details and to apply for this role, please visit our website at

Closing date: 11 August 2017
Interview date: 06 September 2017

An offer of employment at Chesterfield College will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Services.

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