Clerk to the Governing Body - 10 hours per week - 40 weeks per year

Are you looking for a fulfilling part-time role that makes a difference in your community? Look no further! We’ve got the perfect role for individuals looking to make a meaningful impact while maintaining work-life balance. Westminster Adult Education Service is seeking a dedicated governance professional as a part-time Clerk for its Governing Board. 

About us

Westminster Adult Education Service is a leading provider of adult education in London, committed to empowering individuals through lifelong learning.  We offer a stimulating and inclusive work environment that values diversity and promotes growth.

The Role

As a part-time Clerk, you will be an essential part of our Governing Board, providing administrative support and helping to ensure the smooth operation Board activities. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Organising and attending board meetings
  • Taking accurate minutes and distributing them in a timely manner
  • Maintaining official records and documents
  • Assisting with administrative tasks as required


To excel in this role, you should have:

  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to produce accurate minutes.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills.
  • A commitment to our mission of providing high-quality adult education.
  • Previous experience in a similar role is a plus

If you're passionate about making a difference to your local community and want to be part of something special, we encourage you to apply! Join us in empowering individuals through lifelong learning at Westminster Adult Education Service. Apply now and help shape the future of adult education in Westminster.

What we offer: 

At Westminster City Council, we pride ourselves on being an inclusive workplace and employer of choice. We encourage and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that, at all levels, represents the communities we serve. We champion equality, diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, has a sense of belonging and is empowered to be their best, that is the Westminster Way. To find out more about how we do this visit []

As a forward-thinking Council, we appreciate that people work in different ways, therefore some of our staff depending on their role at WAES can benefit from working a range of flexible working patterns as well as Agile working.

The Council is a Disability Confident Employer. If you have declared a disability in your application, we guarantee an interview if you meet the essential criteria of the job. If you are invited for interview, you will be asked if you need any reasonable adjustments in order to attend, and we will make these wherever possible.

The Service offers a competitive salary and employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.  

Closing date for this post is 9am Monday 23 October 2023.

Interview and assessments for this post will take place on Wednesday 1 November 2023 at Lisson Grove.

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/2131

Please ensure you address all the role and person criteria when completing your supporting statement.

A Basic DBS is required for this post.

If you wish to have an informal conversation regarding this vacancy, please call Judi Morgan, Executive Support Officer on 020 3988 5556

Please apply by clicking the apply link