Clerk to the Local Governing Body

4 hours per week, term time only inclusive of Inset Days.
Salary Scale D: £21,403–£24,054 fte/pro rata, Actual Salary £2,002–£2,250.
Start date: As soon as possible.

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The Local Governing Body of Bohunt School Wokingham wish to appoint a highly organised, self-motivated and personable Clerk to join the school as soon as possible. 

As the Clerk, you will work closely with the Principal, Chairs of the Local Governing Body, the BET Director of Governance and other colleagues across Bohunt Education Trust to support the Governing Body’s work as its professional governance adviser by: 

  • Providing high quality administrative and organisational support to enhance the LGB’s effectiveness and efficiency 
  • Providing expert guidance and advice to the LGB with respect to procedures, compliance and best practice as a local Governing Body of Bohunt Education Trust
  • Proactively contributing to the effective governance of Bohunt School Wokingham and Bohunt Education Trust as a whole. 

Hours will mostly be worked during term time and will include some evenings. The workload peaks relate to the Governing Body meetings which are scheduled well in advance for the full school year. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the Chair of Governors, Head of School and the Trust Governance Lead but will be required to work with minimum supervision. Good computer and Microsoft software package skills are essential, as is the ability to work and communicate with a variety of stakeholders. Previous governance experience in any capacity is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. You should also be interested in education and committed to the best interests of young people, as well as being able to deal with matters tactfully and confidentially. 

If you feel you could contribute to our school’s success and have the right skills for this post please visit our website for further details and an application form. Please submit your application to

For your information please note CVs will not be accepted. If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Laura Brooks (PA to the Head of School) on the above contact number/email or Raine Ryland, Director of Governance on 01428 724324 ext 316 in the first instance. 

Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date and details will be shared with the shortlisted candidates prior to the interview. It is likely that this will be undertaken remotely owing to the current pandemic. We reserve the right to invite suitable applicants to interview prior to the application deadline. 

Bohunt School Wokingham
Remount Drive, Arborfield, Reading RG2 9GB.
T: 0118 9076237
Twitter: @BohuntWokingham
Head of School: Mr B D Godber, MA, BSc

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bohunt Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant pre-employment checks.

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