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Governor Support

Governor Support

Fixed-term; Maternity cover

Full-time; 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: 22 July 2024

Start Date: Mid-August 2024

Haileybury is seeking to appoint Governor Support to cover a period of maternity leave.

Role

The post-holder will assist the Clerk to Council, and Deputy Clerk to Council in their work supporting the governance function of Haileybury and its international partner schools.

The Governor Support will be involved in the highest level of the School’s management and leadership and therefore they must have excellent communication skills, a high degree of professionalism, be able to prioritise effectively, meet deadlines and have excellent attention to detail. 

The role would suit an experienced administrator, personal or executive assistant, or a paralegal/legal secretary.

Please see the job description for further information.

About Haileybury

Haileybury is an outstanding independent co-educational boarding and day school of around 900 pupils aged 11 to 18.  Established in 1862, the School is situated on a beautiful 500-acre estate in Hertfordshire.

Haileybury has an outstanding national and international reputation, and was recently judged by the ISI to be excellent in all areas. We are also delighted to have been named TES Boarding School of the Year 2024.

Benefits offered include membership of the Operations staff pension scheme, lunch in the School’s Dining Hall (subject to hours of work), and use of the School’s facilities including gyms, a swimming pool, tennis club, and our health and wellbeing centres.

How to apply

To apply for the above position, please complete the attached application form in full, with reference to the enclosed job description and return it to hr@haileybury.com by 22 July 2024.

Please be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the application form has been filled in completely, including details of your full employment history.

The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The School has a diverse pupil body and is committed to its strategy of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds to enrich our collective knowledge and experience.  Appointments will be made on merit.

Please see full details of our Privacy Notice for Staff and Recruitment Policy.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection vetting, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Description

Application Form