St Mary’s Catholic Primary School

Clerk To Governors, Maidenhead

Location: Maidenhead SL6 7EG

Salary: £19,007 - £22,082 pa, FTE pro rata, depending on experience • (Actual salary approx: £1,300 - £1,500 pa, equating to approx £11.21- £13.03 per hour)

Working Pattern: Permanent3 hours per week, term time only • Hours the Clerk works each month are variable but averaging to 3 hours per week.

Closing date: 23 January 2019


We are seeking an efficient and proactive Clerk to the Governing Body: this is a key role providing administrative and procedural advice to the Governing Board, ensuring its effectiveness. The Clerk reports to the Chair of Governors.

This post is part-time, home-based working, term-time only and requires a degree of flexibility from the post-holder as the schedule of meetings and workloads around them can vary. Governing Body meetings usually take place in school, in the evenings, where the Clerk would attend to take minutes, convene the meetings and provide advice.

The Clerk is responsible for preparing agendas in consultation with the Chair of Governors and Headteacher; taking and writing up the minutes and distributing documentation and other information to the Governing Board. Several tasks must be completed annually to comply with legal requirements and The Clerk will also need to become familiar with the DFE’s Governance Handbook and provide accurate advice to Governors, as necessary.

Closing date: 3pm, Wednesday 23 January 2019 at 3pm
Interviews: Date to be confirmed

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Please see school website,, for further details, where the application pack and further details about the post may be downloaded.

Please contact Mrs Chawla, School Business Manager, via telephone or e-mail, if any further information is required.

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks.

St Mary’s is a school within Frassati Catholic Academy Trust: a charitable company limited by guarantee
Registered in England and Wales: Company Number: 8561153
Registered Office: Cookham Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7EG

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School
Cookham Road, Maidenhead SL6 7EG
Tel: 01628 622570 • Fax: 01628 674237