Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Governance Clerk and Administrator - Fixed Term

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-183-S
  • Posted:17/11/2022
  • Pay:NJC Grade D2 Point 4-11 £21,189 - £24,054 pa
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBA

Advert

Governance Clerk and Administrator

Fixed Term until 31st March 2023 (potential to be made permanent)

NJC Grade D2 Point 4-11 £21,189 - £24,054 per annum 

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location: Medway

The Skills for life Trust are looking to recruit a Governance Clerk and Administrator to support the Head of Governance and Company Secretary.  This is an exciting new role, currently fixed term until 31st March 2023 but potentially this may move to a permanent role.

The successful candidate will provide comprehensive administrative support to the Head of Governance and Company Secretary this will include managing correspondence, drafting and formatting relevant documents and liaising with key stakeholders both internally and externally. The candidate will need excellent verbal, written and administrative skills, have the ability to organise their time and work to deadlines.  Experience of minuting and producing minutes within an educational based environment is desirable but not essential.

The Skills for Life Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions. As part of the Skills for Life Trust you will be involved in collaborative working across the primary and secondary settings.

We encourage applications from those who may not meet all elements of the person specification, as the Trust are keen advocates of staff training and development.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive;

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • Free Flu Vaccination
  • A supportive environment
  • Secure car parking
  • Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Head of Governance on stevr196@sflt.org.uk.

The Skills for Life Trust is commitment to safeguarding.  All of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies which is in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

www.sflt.org.uk

Closing Date: 2nd December 2022.  We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. 

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust vision is for Skills for Life to pervade the curriculum and extra-curricular activity. In addition to the normal school diet, the Trust aims to prepare our students for the adults that they are to become, through teaching life skills and exposing them to a whole range of potential careers and mentors from the business world, both locally and regionally. The Skills for Life vision also permeates through staff practices, where we are mindful of staff well-being and workload. We are a trust who cares for their staff and this is reflected in our low staff turnover and positive staff surveys.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk

Fax:

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.