Governance Officer / Trust Secretary

This Position Closes on the 31/01/2022

Permanent, 30 hours a week, Term Time + 4 weeks per year

Salary: NJC Grade 8  24,982 –  27,741 per annum pro rata (Actual salary in the region of  18,896 –  20,983*)
*Recruitment and Retention Allowance may be applicable

The Faringdon Learning Trust central team is seeking to appoint a Governance Officer / Trust Secretary with professional qualification support provided to the successful candidate.

Under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer (COO), this role will provide administrative support to the Board of Trustees, Trust Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and COO to further the achievement of the Trusts strategic priorities.

Governance is a niche area of expertise and the successful post holder will be supported to complete the Level 4 Certificate in Academy Governance qualification (or equivalent), as recognised by the Chartered Governance Institute to further enhance the workplace learning and training given. This is a valuable professional development opportunity for a candidate with a commit to learn and an interest in understanding and applying frameworks.

The post holder will become responsible for ensuring the Trust complies with its governing document, line manages a small number of LGB clerks, and both administers and upholds the trusts ‘Scheme of Delegation’ document. This role also involves clerking meetings for the Board of Trustees (approximately 6 meetings per year), which will require some evening working.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Possess good organisational, communication and ICT skills;
  • Have a demonstrable ability to work autonomously and co-ordinate tasks with others;
  • Hold a desire and willingness to learn, understand and apply policies and frameworks;

Please direct any questions to the Trust Recruitment team and return completed application forms to: [email protected]

Closing Date for applications – Monday 31st January 2022 at 12 noon.

Interviews for the position will take place w/c 31st January 2022