Appointment of a Town Clerk

Appointment of a Town Clerk (Full-Time)

A unique leadership opportunity

Salary Scale LC 4:  £50,451 – 54,323

Plus Local Government Pension

Are you a strong leader; do you think strategically; have you built successful organisations; can you communicate well, delegate effectively, and make the difficult decisions? Then why not join us? Thame is a high performing Council in Oxfordshire, a pioneer in Neighbourhood Planning, and supports a vibrant High Street, a strong community and voluntary sector and a wide range of events and festivals. We are now seeking a dynamic and proactive Town Clerk who can lead and support Councillors and staff in taking us to the next level.

Having recently undertaken an organisational review, we now need to develop and implement a new vision and strategic plan for Thame, engaging across the community, in a diverse range of economic, environmental, and service delivery opportunities. As Town Clerk you will be expected to lead this project in addition to maintaining normal statutory duties and a high level of corporate governance

The successful candidate will lead a team of 17 staff and work closely with 16 Councillors to deliver local services, whilst building relationships across all levels of local government, ensuring Thame has a voice across the region.

Would you like to know more? To obtain an information pack with full details of the role and application form, please email – recruitment@councilhrandgovernancesupport.co.uk or download below:

Application Form – Town Clerk [PDF]

Application Form – Town Clerk [Word Doc]

Brochure – Town Clerk [PDF]

TTC Data Protection Privacy Notice [PDF] 

Applications must be received by 9 am on the 9th August 2021. Please note CVs will not be considered. Interviews will be held on 12th & 13th August.

If you would like to discuss this position, please contact the Council’s HR advisor ‘James Corrigan’ at Council HR & Governance Support on 07805 472859.


Date posted: Friday 9 July 2021