Director of Governance - L.E.A.D. Academy Trust

Director of Governance

Closing date: 12/12/2014
Salary: £ To be negotiated

Job description:

Contract start date: as soon as possible

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust, based in Nottingham, is seeking to appoint an experienced, successful and knowledgeable school governor as Director of Governance to promote and develop the role of governance in our schools.

The role will include: monitoring the effectiveness of governance in each school; involvement in governor inductions, training and development; supporting governors in monitoring school progress against targets; and ensuring consistency of governance across the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust.
This post would be suitable for someone with excellent communication skills, the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships and an understanding of the current educational climate.
This post is part-time (up to 40 days each academic year) for a fixed term of one year. Applications are welcome for direct employment by the Trust or on a consultancy basis. The successful candidate will be expected to provide professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is an outstanding practitioner who can raise standards with proven experience of accelerating progress;
  • is an inspirational leader who can lead by example;
  • is an outstanding team player;
  • has the ability to work successfully with local governing bodies;
  • has the ability to work as part of a forward-looking strategic team.

In return the successful candidate will:

  • be a member of a strong and dynamic team of professionals;
  • be supported through a comprehensive professional development programme;
  • work within an organisation that has high aspirations for all of its pupils and staff;
  • work with supportive local governing bodies;
  • have excellent career opportunities.

This is a superb opportunity to develop and progress professionally and to impact upon children’s learning.

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

How to apply:
For an application pack, please contact Ayshia Broughton by emailing or telephoning 0115 822 5447. Alternatively you can download a pack by clicking on the link below:

Application Pack

Closing date: 12.00 Noon – Friday 12th December 2014

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