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

Head of Governance

Closing date: 28/03/2014
Salary: £ To be negotiated

Job description:

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust

Head of Governance

Salary/Contract value: to be negotiated

Contract start date: as soon as possible

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust, based in Nottingham, is seeking to appoint a Head 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;
  • ensuring consistency of governance across the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust.

This post would be suitable for someone who has excellent communication skills, the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships and has 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 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.


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 Louise Bird by emailing louise.bird@leadacademytrust.co.uk or telephoning 0115 822 5440.  Alternatively please click below to download the pack:

Application pack

Closing date: 12.00 Noon – Friday 28th March 2014

Latest news

Virtual Tours to Support Online Transition

In light of the ongoing situation, we are supporting our academies
read more

Touch Free Visitor System

In response to the current situation and the government’s requirements, L.E.A.D.
read more

A Socially Distanced Return to School

We are helping and supporting our academies to ensure a safe
read more

Get in touch

If you need to get in touch with us, for whatever reason, contact us.

Powered by Acteon