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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Part time, term time: Part time Clerk to Governors to work on average 3 hours per week (term time only).

Contract type


Actual salary

£13.47 - £14.91 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

Norcot Early Years Centre is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join the team as a part time Clerk to Governors to work on average 3 hours per week (term time only).

Located in Tilehurst in Reading, Norcot Early Years Centre is a vibrant and inclusive learning environment dedicated to providing high-quality education and care for children aged 0-5 years.

As the Clerk to Governors you will contribute to the efficient and effective function of the Governing board and its committees by:
• Providing efficient, reliable and confidential service to the Governing Body and committees
• To advise the Governing Body on constitutional matters and procedures for school governance.
• Managing information effectively in accordance with legal requirements

Applicants must demonstrate flexibility in their approach to the role as there is no fixed pattern of working hours. Meetings are scheduled for Tuesday mornings at 9:15am, but all preparation before and after meetings is expected to be completed remotely from home. A laptop and access to necessary data will be provided for the role.

About you:
We are seeking a candidate who possess:
• Proficient organizational and administrative abilities.
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
• Flexibility in adapting to varying working hours.
• Collaborative nature, capable of both team-based and independent work.
• Familiarity with educational legislation, guidelines, and legal mandates.
• Efficient time management skills, adept at prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
• Appreciation for the significance of confidentiality.

Requirements:• Experience of clerking/Minute taking• Knowledge of Governance and legislative requirements relevant to a school• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook/Internet

There will be a transitional period during which the current Clerk will facilitate the handover of the role, ensuring that all responsibilities are properly conveyed and relevant training is provided.

What the school offers its staff

To request a show round or an application pack, please contact us on 0118 937 5677 or email clerk@norcot.reading.sch.uk or visit: https://www.norcotearlyyearscentre.co.uk

Applications will be reviewed and considered on receipt.

This Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidates.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Norcot Early Years Centre

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 5
Education phase
View all Nurseryjobs
School size
99 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 5

Arranging a visit to Norcot Early Years Centre

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

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