Trust Governance Professional and Compliance Lead

Illuminate Minds Trust, Bexleyheath, DA7 4HL

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary


Actual salary

£15.72 per hour working in the region of 70 hours per year

Trust Governance Professional and Compliance Lead job summary

Illuminate Minds is looking to appoint a well organised, efficient and enthusiastic Trust Governance Professional and Compliance Lead who will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer across the trust. The Trust Governance Professional and Compliance Lead will be able to provide impartial advice to the Trust on governance, constitutional and procedural matters whilst undertaking effective clerking and administrative support for the Trust Board and its Committees.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate they can be exceptionally well organised with superb communication skills, be able to relate well to both adults and young people and demonstrate commitment to contributing to the achievement of the Trust’s mission statement. In return, we offer an exciting and challenging role within a very supportive team and the opportunity to develop your skills within this innovative and growing Trust.

Working hours will be in the region of 70 hours per year, based on attendance at 16 meetings per year, preparation time and follow up. A calendar of meetings is published in advance and is available on request, however meetings are typically scheduled during the school day and are term time only. However, a flexible approach to working hours is essential as successful candidates may be required to service additional meetings in order to meet the governance needs of our Trust and its academies (Disciplinary Committees, Admissions Panels, Complaints Panels, HR Hearings).

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be confident in their approach and demonstrate high levels of attention to detail. The role will require flexibility and use of initiative often within tight timescales, in a fast-paced environment.
Essential qualities/experience:

1. To be able to work as a team member.
2. Have previous experience in a similar role.
3. To have a flexible and positive approach to all administrative duties undertaken.
4. To have the ability to prioritise work, to act on your own initiative, to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
5. Willingness to attend training courses to enhance development and performance.
6. Good interpersonal and organisational skills.
7. Ability to multi-task and assist with work.
8. To hold a relevant first aid qualification or willing to be trained

In return, we can offer you:

1. In return, we can offer you:
2. A personalised CPD package and opportunities to progress as the Trust grows.
3. Discounted gym membership
4. A supportive and dynamic team of colleagues
5. Access to Employee Assistance Programme
6. Staff Reward scheme for recruitment
7. 2 week October half term

For further details about this vacancy, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. If you would like to discuss the role please contact Jo Southby (CEO) or Claire Robinson (COO) on 0208 303 6556.

Please submit completed application to recruitment@illuminateminds.org

Illuminate Minds Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.

Illuminate Minds Trust is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery and expects employees to comply with our values of promoting equality and diversity, treating colleagues and service users with dignity and respect at all times. This commitment must be evidenced in practice. Any behaviour that falls below these standards is unacceptable to the School and potentially constitutes misconduct.

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About Illuminate Minds Trust

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
0208 303 6556

Illuminate Minds Trust is a small but aspirational trust with ambitions to grow and work collaboratively with primary and SEND schools in order to creatively meet the needs of all pupils in our communities. We are highly inclusive and forward-thinking, believing that every child deserves the best education with the mission statement of “Excellence Every Day” as the golden thread woven through our schools.

Arranging a visit to Illuminate Minds Trust

Visits to the trust are welcome. Please contact the trust office using the email address: recruitment@illuminateminds.org to arrange a suitable time to visit.

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