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Clerk to to the Governing Body

The Castle SchoolWest Berkshire

Judged as “OUTSTANDING”  by OFSTED in October 2014  and January 2019.

Have you got the energy, vision and passion for SEN and a good sense of fun to join our team?

The Castle School meets the  individual needs of 173 pupils  between 3 and 19 years, all of whom have learning difficulties.

We have a rare opportunity to join our dynamic and exciting school as clerk to

the governors. The role is for 4 hours per week.

A person, preferably with good IT skills and office experience, who can work from home and:

• produce accurate, concise minutes and agendas.

• work in confidence and effectively with the Headteacher, School Business Manager and

Chair of Governors.

• has good organisational skills and can attend administration meetings

(5 governor meetings over 3 days each term).

• collate, plan and organise the school’s governor policies in accordance with an

existing schedule.

As a member of The Castle School Team, you will be offered a full induction, as well as

ongoing support including a termly local authority briefing for clerks. There are also a

number of other training courses that you will be able to access in the role.

To find out more about our school please visit our website:

Please contact Atul Attra (SBM) for an application pack or for further information

please call 01635 42976 or email

Closing date: 15 December 2021 

Interviews: 13 January 2022

A West Berkshire application form must be completed to comply with our safer recruitment policies.

The Castle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening including checks with current and previous employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service

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