Governance Officer (Commitees) - L.E.A.D. Academy Trust

Governance Officer (Committees)

Closing date: 03/07/2019
Salary: £

Job description:

L.E.A.D. Academy Trust was established in 2011 with a clear aim: to deliver outstanding school leadership to release every pupil’s full potential. All our principals and people passionately believe in the power of partnership working as a catalyst for exceptional education. Recognised by Ofsted as a leading academy sponsor, the Trust comprises 25 schools across Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, Lincoln and Sheffield, with more set to join – so your career with us can take you almost anywhere.

This post is responsible for supporting the Senior Governance Lead and advising on Trust Governance, including co-ordination and support of the 25 Academy Governing Bodies (AGBs), the Chairs and Governors and the team of Academy Clerks. Good high level experience of servicing committees or similar groups is therefore essential.

We are looking for a flexible, motivated and enthusiastic colleague to join our small and busy Team and to provide proactive and high quality governance support for the Trust.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for servicing a range of meeting across the trust.
  • Managing and reviewing the Academy Governing Bodies (AGB’s) business cycle, supporting with drafting the agenda and managing procedures thereto.
  • Deputising for the Senior Governance Lead, including day to day supervision on the Governance Team.
  • Day to Day management of the Trust Clerks and/or agencies proving clerks including recruitment of, QA, training and allocating.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Experience of high level committee administration.
  • High level administrative and organisational skills.
  • Experience of supervising a team.
  • Strong minute taking skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Education standard A-level or equivalent.
  • Further qualifications relating to governance, clerking or committee administration.

Join us and you can expect an excellent benefits package including holiday entitlement which increases with service, salary sacrifice schemes, discounted schemes for shopping, entertainment and lifestyle and a generous local authority pension scheme.

To apply please follow the link here

For more information please see the Job Description and Person Spec here 

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