Clerk to the Governors

Starting as soon as possible.
Academy’s Support Staff Pay Scale, point 18–21 (£11.97–£13.03per hour). 
Closing date: noon, Friday 26 April 2019.

Datchet St. Mary’s Academy is a thriving village school at the heart of the local community. We are a successful one-form entry Church of England Primary School with enthusiastic, well-behaved pupils who have a positive attitude to learning. We are an Ofsted rated good school (September 2018) and a member of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust. (ODST) 

We are seeking to appoint a reliable, knowledgeable Clerk to our Local Governing Body (LGB) to provide confidential administrative & other relevant support to our LGB and sub-committees (approx. 17 meetings per year).

The clerk plays an important role in the effectiveness of the school’s governing body by providing procedural guidance, record keeping, planning and minute taking. The successful candidate will need to have a flexible approach to working hours, good organisational skills and be proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office. The role will be home-based with the need to attend meetings at school, some evening.

The hours for this position are variable but are not expected to average more than 8 per month and will be more concentrated around the meeting times. Experience of Clerking in a school environment, or similar, is desirable but not essential as training will be provided. 

Salary will be Academy’s Support Staff Pay Scale, point 18–21 (£11.97–£13.03per hour).

Closing date for applications is 12.00, Friday 26th April.

If you would like to work with a happy, caring and supportive school contact Sally-Anne Jarvis, Chair of the LGB and /or Nicola Green, Headteacher, for an informal chat about the role or to visit us. 

For further information and an application form please visit our school website: or contact the school office. 

Application forms to be returned to

Tel: 01753 542982

Datchet St. Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts, are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check and reference checks.

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