Trust Clerk and Company Secretary

More than one school, Conn ECT Schools Academy Trust

12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 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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  • 30 hours per week, 38 weeks per year Home working, hybrid working including compressed hours will be considered so long as required stakeholder meetings are covered

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£35,041

Actual salary

£24,688

Trust Clerk and Company Secretary job summary

Connect School Academy Trust is seeking a Trust Clerk and Company Secretary to manage the governance function and clerk for its Board of Trustees, Board Committees, Local Governing Bodies and Head Teacher Working Group. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is highly organised with a thorough knowledge of academy trust governance and practice. Connect Schools Academy Trust is a growing Trust and as such we are looking for someone with the potential to grow and develop as the Trust grows.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in the area of schools and Trust governance as well as progressing complaints and supporting with effective resolutions. The successful candidate will need to work proactively and a pace, directing their own workload, developing strong professional relationships with Trustees, Head Teachers and other key staff across the Trust. They will provide professional support and governance advice, in line with our policies and regulatory framework.
If you believe you have the skills and expertise to make a significant contribution to our Trust and its schools, we hope that you will apply. We encourage applications from suitably qualified and experienced professionals.
The successful applicant will:

• act as Company Secretary for the Trust ensuring documents are filed to deadline with Companies House.
• have a sound understanding of Academy Trust Governance.
• be confident, approachable, highly organised and self-motivated.
• be able to work flexibly, including attending early (7.30am) and evening (until 9pm) meetings and travel to all our sites across Dartford, Tonbridge and Bromley.
• recruit new Board Members, Trustees and Local Governors and provide them with an induction and arrange their annual training programme.
• lead on admissions arrangement for CSAT schools
• Organise Stage 3 complaints panels and exclusion panels if required to do so.
• maintain the register of policies at Board and School level ensuring compliance with the Department of Education’s Governance Handbook.
• review and update the Trust’s Scheme of Delegation and Articles of Association, Register of Pecuniary Interests and Governor Hub.
• May have a qualification in Governance
The role is term time only (38 weeks), 30 hours per week, home working, hybrid working including compressed hours will be considered so long as required stakeholder meetings are covered, You will report to the CEO.

Staff benefits include membership of the Local Government pension scheme, a contribution to gym membership/physical activity and a yearly well-being day
The annual salary is paid on London Borough of Bromley Localised Pay Scale of BR11 £35,041 – Actual £24,688 per annum.

If you would like to speak to someone about the role or CSAT please call Sue Wray, HR Manager on 01689 821716 ext 285 or swray@csat.org.uk, please send your completed application form to Jackie Singer, HR administrator – jsinger@csat.org.uk
Closing date for application is Monday 11th July 2022 - Noon
Interview Date: To be confirmed
We learn and work together to celebrate and value diversity and strive for inclusion for all our staff and communities.

Additional allowances

Mileage claims will be paid for travelling between schools

Upon completion of probation you will have a Well-being Day of your choice, £100 towards gym membership, eyecare voucher for free eye exam and money towards cost of new glasses, staff Christmas party and access to the Trust's Employee Assistance Programme

Applying for the job

To apply for this role please download the application pack and email to Mrs J Singer - jsinger@csat.org.uk

For more information on the role please contact Mrs Sue Wray, HR Manager on 01689 821716 ext 285 or swray@csat.org.uk

Download an application form - 256 KB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About the schools

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact email
jsinger@csat.org.uk
Contact phone number
01689821716

For more information on the schools within our Trust, please go to: https://www.connectschoolsacademytrust.com/

School details

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
436 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
704 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
434 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
120 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

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

Arranging a visit to one of the schools

You can arrange to come in to see the Trust's Head Office which is based at Crofton Junior School in Orpington, Kent, our other schools are;

Cage Green Primary School, Tonbridge
Crofton Infant School, Orpington
Raglan Primary School, Bromley
River Mill Primary School, Dartford
Valley Primary School, Bromley

School locations

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