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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    7 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Casual/Sessional

Contract type


Actual salary

£12.93 to £13.91 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

Average of 2.5 hours per week or equivalent across the school year (term-time only) - Home-based with a need to attend meetings at school

We are now looking for a Clerk to the Local Governing Body.

‘Love Each Other, Love Our World, Love Ourselves’

Do you fancy working in a friendly, family feel school? A school where everyone is given the opportunity to shine; where love and kindness is celebrated and where everyone's voice is equally important; where a therapeutic approach underpins all our interactions with our children.

New Christ Church is a small Church of England primary school with 200 children, based on the edge of the centre of Reading. We encourage you to come and visit and see what a warm and welcoming school we are!

As Clerk you’ll need to:

  • Have excellent administration skills and the ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Be able to minute take meetings.
  • Keep up to date with educational developments and legislation.
  • Have excellent computer skills.
  • Understand the need for confidentiality and sensitivity.
  • Be a team player who will play a part in the wider school community.

We can offer you:

  • A supportive school team.
  • Staff who‘…are proud to be part of the team and clearly enjoy working at this school. Staff value that leaders are considerate of their workload and well-being..’ (OFSTED Sept 2022)
  • A commitment to professional development and a belief in driving improvement
  • A staff well-being package.
  • A car park on site

Our recent OFSTED report (where we were judged Good in all areas) said: ‘New Christ Church is an inclusive school community. Pupils are proud to come to school and learn alongside their friends. Staff have prioritised building trusting relationships. They know all pupils well and make sure their needs are met. This helps pupils feel content, cared for and safe..’

What the school offers its staff

To apply please complete the Application Form available on our school website www.newchristchurch.reading.sch.uk; please follow the link to ‘About Us’ to ‘Vacancies’.

For more information, please contact Mrs Bushnell, Operations Manager at officemanager@newchristchurch.reading.sch.uk.

Applications will be considered upon receipt. The school reserves the right to close this advert once sufficient applications have been received.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils, staff and parents, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure & Barring Service clearance will be sought for the successful candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About New Christ Church Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
193 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to New Christ Church Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email officemanager@newchristchurch.reading.sch.uk.

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