School Vacancies

We currently have the following staff vacancies:
  • Class Teacher
  • Clerk to the Governing Body
Please scroll down for further information.
 

Class Teacher

Start Date - 1st September 2024

Salary - MPS / UPS 

Are you a strong, knowledgeable practitioner with a professional approach, genuinely committed to inclusive practice?  Are you keen to make a positive difference to all children's lives?  Would you buy into our mantra to strive for children to keep-up, not catch-up?  Can you make learning engaging and purposeful?  If your answer to these questions is yes, then please do apply for a post at our school.  We are particularly interested in teachers experienced teaching in UKS2, although all applicants will be welcomed.

 

We are a 1.5 form-entry school at an exciting stage of our development.  We can offer the right candidate:

  • Brilliant, well behaved children and engaging families.
  • A fantastic, experienced staff team – supportive and collaborative.
  • Great professional development.
  • Opportunities for career development.

Bearwood Primary School really is an exciting place to be for staff and children!  We were judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in February 2019, and have continued to excel.  We are an inclusive school, with a diverse school roll and a lovely village type feel.  Alongside our academic endeavours we enjoy a wide range of events and celebrations to recognise our unique and culturally diverse school. 

All interested candidates are advised to look at our school website to find out about our ethos and approach.   

 

Application is via fully completed application form only.   Forms should be returned to our SBM Lynne Amor at personnel@bearwood-pri.wokingham.sch.uk

 

Please contact the school via the above email address to arrange a visit to the school or to find out further information.

 

Our 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 appointments are subject to enhanced DBS Disclosure Procedures.

 

This post will be advertised until Friday 28th June 2024, which will also be the last date we will receive applications.  Candidates are advised to apply ASAP, as we will shortlist and invite successfully shortlisted candidates for interview as we receive the applications. 

 

 

Clerk to Governors

Start Date – Immediately 

Hours – Approximately 150 per annum 

Salary – WBC Grade 4 SCP 7-10

Contract Term - Permanent


Bearwood Primary School is looking to appoint a well organised and professional individual who can provide high quality, confidential support for our governing body.   Working closely with the Chair of Governors, Headteacher and Admin Staff our Clerk will develop good working relationships with a range of stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of the Governing Body.

We are looking for an individual who is:

  • organised and reliable
  • able to manage deadlines and keep accurate records
  • self-motivated, able to work under your own initiative
  • able to maintain confidentiality and comply with data protection legislation
  • able to show prior clerking experience in the education sector (desirable)

The role will include:

  • preparing agendas for the FGB and committee meetings in consultation with the Headteacher and the Chair of Governors
  • taking accurate minutes at the meetings and ensuring that all supporting paperwork is distributed and filed accordingly
  • carrying out the statutory requirements of the role regarding Governing Body membership
    providing procedural guidance
  • respecting the confidentiality of the Governing Body

The role will involve attendance at approximately 9 evening meetings per academic year.   Some meetings may be held via TEAMS others will be held in person.    Meetings are held on fixed dates however preparation, follow up and reporting time can fit in with a clerk’s own availability and collectively equates to approximately 150 hours per year in total.   You may also be required to clerk at appeals meetings and other meetings involving Governors as required.

Bearwood Primary School is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Bearwood Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.   An enhanced DBS clearance check will be required. 

Application is via fully completed application form only.

Applications will be considered as and when they are received and shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview accordingly.