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Working at Rivermead

Rivermead Primary School is a thriving, vibrant and successful school in the heart of Woodley, Wokingham. It has enthusiastic, motivated and polite children, who are at the heart of all we do. The school has high expectations of achievement, learning & behaviour, with a learning culture that is exciting, challenging & rewarding. Rivermead has a leadership team that wants to continuously improve the school. It has a proven record of inspiring and developing its staff, and is committed to the professional development of all. The school values teamwork, where we offer high quality support through talented and dedicated teams. Rivermead is part of the Future Thinking partnership (FTP), an establish group of 11 Wokingham Primary Schools providing excellent networks and training opportunities for all staff.


Clerk to the Governors

Permanent Position

Required: as soon as possible

Grade 4 Scale Point 11, £21,748 FTE - £11.27 per hour plus holiday pay.

15-20 hours per month to be worked flexibly to suit needs of the role

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Governors to provide efficient, effective and confidential administrative and advisory support to the Governing Body in the performance of its statutory obligations.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and communication skills. The role includes advising the Governing Body on constitutional matters, duties and powers and the successful candidate will be required to work within the current legislative framework ensuring the continuity of Governing Body business. Experience of clerking is desirable though training and professional development opportunities are available for candidates new to the role.

The closing date for applications is 21st July 2021.

A full job description and Support Staff Application form can be found on the school website.

For further information on these roles please see the school website or contact: Miss Caroline Sloan, Administration Manager, 0118 954 0770

Job Description


Please find below a copy of Application Forms to be used while applying for a job position.

Support Staff Application Form (PDF)

Support Staff Application Form (Word)

Teacher Application Form (PDF)

Teacher Application Form (Word)

“Our school is part of the Future Thinking Partnership (FTP) which is an established collaboration of 11 Wokingham Schools, focused on improving teaching and learning through the provision of on-going high quality professional development”

Rivermead Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS checks & references.