Governance Professional

More than one school, Prime7 Mat

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 20221

  • Application deadline

    31 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 April 2022

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Working pattern

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  • Up to 30 governance meetings per annum plus additional administration tasks in line with job description.

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£36371 - £47665

Actual salary

£5655 - £7413

Governance Professional job summary

We wish to appoint an excellent governance professional to start in September. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and demonstrate a commitment and passion for support the education of our pupils through highly effective governance.

Prime7 Multi-Academy Trust is a three-school trust that sits at the heart of our local communities. We want our pupils to have a love of learning and strive to offer the best education to inspire them to become life-long learners.

Purpose of role

Academy Trust Governance Professionals are responsible for overseeing all aspects of governance compliance and effectiveness within the trust, ensuring governance adheres to good practice and meets all statutory and regulatory requirements. This is achieved by:
supporting the efficient and effective operation of the trust board and its committees to deliver the charitable aims of the trust
ensuring governance at all levels is carrying out its functions in line with the scheme of delegation
managing and coordinating the delivery and ongoing improvement of governance support across the trust
ensuring board meetings and committee meetings are efficient and effective and properly recorded
providing advice to directors and board members on constitutional and procedural matters
keeping up to date with policy, legal and statutory requirements and managing information effectively
communicating board decisions and ensuring actions are implemented by those required to undertake them, reporting back as necessary
satisfying all aspects of meeting compliance as stipulated in the trust’s articles of association, the Academies Handbook, Company law and Charity Commission guidance, and in accordance with arrangements agreed by the board of trustees
maintaining confidentiality and the security of information and documents as required
ensure the trust board review both the articles of association and scheme of delegation annually in line with up-to-date guidance
maintaining a record of attendance at meetings and training sessions by members, trustees, governors and governance professionals
ensuring systems and controls are in place to comply with obligations under data protection legislation, safeguarding guidelines and health and safety legislation
compliance with education legislation, funding agreements, charity legislation, company law and other relevant legislation and regulations

Prime7 Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.

Applying for the job

To apply for this position please complete the Trust Application form below and return to lisa.macdonald@mcpa.prime7.org.uk

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Supporting documents

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About the schools

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact email
ceo@prime7.org.uk
Contact phone number
01295 710218

Prime7 Multi-Academy Trust is a three-school trust that sits at the heart of our local communities. We want our pupils to have a love of learning and strive to offer the best education to inspire them to become life-long learners.

School details

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
366 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
88 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
136 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

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