Current Vacancies

Clerk to Local Governing Body - Monday 20th July 2020

Clerk to Earley St Peter’s CoE Primary School
Clerk to Alder Grove CoE Primary School


Required from September 2020, hours to be confirmed.
Grade 4 SP7 depending on level of experience FTE £19,554- £21,166 (£11.55-£12.51 per hour)
subject to pay body review

The Trust is looking to appoint an experienced Clerk to the Local Governing Body for both Alder Grove and Earley St Peter’s CE Primary Schools.

Alder Grove Church of England Primary School is a new 420-place primary free school in Shinfield, Wokingham, which will open in September 2020 for Nursery and Reception; initially with one class per year group and the aim of growing year on year up to Year 6. The school is already built and it is on an amazing site with extensive grounds.

Earley St Peter’s Church of England Primary School is a large 515-place primary free school in Earley. The school is on an established site with a range of buildings and welcomes children from nursery to Year 6.

The successful candidate(s) will have:

  • Good general communication skills
  • Excellent, accurate, and concise writing skills
  • Good organisational skills – able to prioritise workload
  • Excellent record keeping, information retrieval and dissemination of governing body data/documentation
  • Tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Ability to use appropriate IT equipment as required by the governing body
  • An ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary.

We are able to offer:

  • A happy school with strong links with the church and other schools within The Keys Academy Trust
  • Training to develop personal skills and expertise

To view the job description and person specification, please click on the links below;

Job Description

Person Specification

We would normally welcome and encourage visits to our schools, but at this present time this is not possible. However, please do look at our websites, which will give you a flavour of the schools.

Applications must be submitted by email with a letter of application to

No CVs will be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

Closing Date: Tuesday 1 September 2020 at noon
Interviews: Thursday 10 September 2020

No Agencies please.

Applications close: Tuesday 1st September 2020