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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024


This teaching role is at more than one school in the local authority. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: Variable 30 hours per month - Term time only - Evenings & Daytime required - Start Date: ASAP

Contract type


Actual salary

£12.18 to £13.47 Per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

Variable 30 hours per month - Term time only - Evenings & Daytime required - Start Date: ASAP

St Anne’s and St Martin’s are Catholic Primary schools located in Caversham, Reading. Both are single-form entry schools, judged Good at their last Ofsted inspection.

Our Federated Schools offer a thriving, vibrant and caring community where the children are stretched intellectually, whilst feeling valued, happy and safe.

Life at both St Anne’s and St Martin’s provides the platform, challenge and expertise for our children to grow spiritually, morally and socially. We pride ourselves on our strong Catholic values.

The role:
The governing body is seeking to appoint a Clerk who will provide advisory and administrative support to enable it to meet its duties in an efficient and effective way.

Members of the Governing Body are volunteers who work closely with the senior leadership team in a strategic capacity to determine the future direction of the school.

Main responsibilities
Reporting to the Chair of Governors, this key role ensures the effectiveness of the Governing Body.

As Clerk, you will primarily be responsible for:
• advising the Governing Body on procedural matters
• preparing agendas in consultation with the Headteachers and the Chair of Governors
• taking and writing up the minutes at meetings
• distributing documentation
• providing general administrative support to the Governing Body

The successful candidate:
We are looking for the following personal attributes in a clerk:
• an interest in acquiring a sound understanding of governance legislation and procedures
• excellent communication and organisational skills
• be able to work independently whilst at the same time forming effective relationships with the Governors, Headteachers and Bursar
• Experience of working within a school Governing body is desirable, but not essential

Time commitment:
This post will work on a flexible basis so the successful candidate must be able to organise their own time and work to strict deadlines. There will be approximately 4 full governors’ meetings, ten daytime committee meetings over the academic year, plus time needed to prepare materials both in advance and after meetings.

What the school offers its staff

For more information and an application pack please contact admin@stmartins.reading.sch.uk or visit: https://www.stmartinscaversham.co.uk

Closing date Monday 15th July 2024

Interview date to be confirmed

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 the schools

School Details

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
126 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
178 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Arranging a visit to Reading local authority

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

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