This is a permanent job role placed by Hays Specialist Recruitment
Description: Job from: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited -
The Futures Trust, Coventry
Trust Clerk to Governors
Grade 5 - pro rata salary £18,206 to £22,868 per annum
37 hours per week term-time only plus one week (39 weeks)
A flexible approach to working hours is required including evening working.
You must have a full driving licence and your own transport.
This is an exciting time to join The Futures Trust. The Trust is passionate about building brighter futures for the young people who attend its schools, and is a rapidly growing and successful Multi Academy Trust driven by a set of compelling values:
1. Learners First - young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon the educational benefit of our pupils and students within a safe and supportive environment
2. It's About Learning - young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon developing and improving the learning of pupils and students underpinned by harmonious and trusting relationships
3. No Barriers - no excuses, only support to ensure young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees maximise the academic achievement of pupils and students whilst enabling them to develop and flourish as well
We are seeking to appoint a skilled, organised and dedicated Clerk, who has the ability to deliver highly effective and efficient administrative support to the Local Governing Bodies (LGBs) for the six schools within The Futures Trust. The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for Governors and will provide effective administrative support and advice on governance, constitutional and procedural matters to Chairs, Governors and Head teachers.
You will be committed to building brighter futures for our learners and will have significant proven experience of working in an administrative role, clerking committees or meetings, including the preparation of agendas, minute taking and providing sound advice on relevant legislation and procedures. You will be proactive, numerate and literate, educated to degree level or have a relevant business or administrative qualification.
Using your meticulous organisational, communication and practical skills, you will work closely with the Trust Company Secretary, Trust CEO, Head teachers, Chairs and Governors to ensure that The Futures Trust's Scheme of Delegation (Governance Framework) is discharged effectively to enable them to deliver the best possible educational outcomes and enrichment opportunities for all learners in The Futures Trust.
What makes us a good employer?
The Trust recognises that people's needs will change throughout their working lives and is committed to developing and delivering working practices and policies that are responsive to this. In addition to opportunities for professional development the Trust offers attractive reward and benefits packages including competitive rates of pay, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, online discount at retail, travel, theme park and other leisure providers, policies to support family and carer commitments, Occupational Health services and career pathways across the Trust.
Closing date: Midday Monday 25th February 2019.
For more information, and to request an application pack, contact Paul hunt on
The Futures Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates for all positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Listed on: 11/02/2019
Applications Until: 25/03/2019
Location: Coventry, United Kingdom
Type of Employment: permanent, full time ~37 hours
Salary Amount: GBP £15000
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