Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

 Clerk to Governors (training available)

We are looking to appoint a Clerk to our Governors.   We require a well-organised, reliable and competent who will  fulfil the role and duties of Clerk to the School Governors through liaison with the Chair of Governors, the Headteacher, Governing Body, School Staff and the Local Authority.

This will include:

  • Complying with all the statutory duties of the role.
  • Effective administration of Governor Meetings.
  • Support the continuing development of the governing body.
  • Undertake professional development.

The Clerk is required to attend all statutory meetings of the Governing Body and additional meetings, including committee meetings as and when required (dates and timings are agreed in advance -usually a Thursday 5.30-7pm once a half term).  The Clerk will also be required to prepare and distribute agendas and minutes, deal with all correspondence and maintain records, and have knowledge of School Government Regulations.

Applicants must:

  • Be able to maintain confidentiality;
  • Have the ability to take minutes and be computer literate;
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills.

The post offers a good opportunity to work within a dynamic, successful school, committed to professional development.

West Berkshire Pay Scale: E, Spinal Point 18 -22 (£9.39 – £10.74 ph) depending on experience. Post will be for approx. 60 hours per year to be worked flexibly to fit in with the cycle of governing body business during the year.

For further information or an application pack, please phone school on 01491 872399     

Visits to the school are welcomed, please check our website for the application pack www.streatleyprimary.co.uk  or contact the Current Clerk on the above number.