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Company Secretarial Assistant (Maternity Cover) - Fixed Term

Kent Catholic Schools' Partnership

  • Ref:KCC-F14-20-S
  • Posted:20/08/2019
  • Pay:KR7 (£22,182 to £25,112 pro rata)
  • Start Date:28 October 2019
  • App Close Date:02/09/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 9 September 2019

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Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership are a multi-academy trust consisting of 24 academies (19 primary and 5 secondary) based across Kent.  We are looking for a Company Secretarial Assistant to cover maternity leave and assist and support the Company Secretary and Data Protection Officer, ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the governance department and that the appropriate legal and statutory compliance is maintained for the Trust and its academies.   A fantastic opportunity for someone looking to build on their experience, knowledge and skills within a not-for-profit organisation. 

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with and supporting the Company Secretary in preparing and ensuring proper administration and filing for Trust.
  • Company Secretarial duties including filing of documents at Companies House using web filing services.
  • Assisting with the preparation and maintenance of all company registers, records and legal documents.
  • Assist with appointments of new Directors, including Director induction;
  • Liaise with Trustees and prepare Board and Board Committee meetings;
  • Attend and minute Board and Board Committee meetings, preparing drafts for the Company Secretary and distributing to Trustees within the SLA.
  • Managing Matters Arising and Agenda items.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to 250+ Governors and circa 20 Clerks across the Trust in relation to governance queries;
  • Support with the recruitment process of Governors – ensuring references and DBS checks are undertaken.
  • Ensuring all signing requests are dealt with professionally and in a timely manner
  • Researching changes in company law and the regulatory environment
  • To undertake other reasonable duties, responsibilities and projects as instructed by the Company Secretary or Directors from time to time.

 

Key Skills

  • Proactive and positive can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of Company Secretarial duties and Companies House filing
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Organised and efficient
  • Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Willing to learn new areas and take on new admin duties
  • Good IT skills; thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and Outlook
  • Ensuring all signing requests are dealt with professionally and in a timely manner

 This role is to cover maternity leave, 4 days per week (flexible) with flexible working hours (8am - 4pm or 9am to 5pm).   Candidates must be able to drive to location, some travelling to academies may be required.

Information about the trust

The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP) is a multi-academy trust (MAT) for Catholic schools in Kent, currently comprising 19 primary academies and 5 secondary academies, and a combined total of just over 9,000 pupils.

Our mission is for growing numbers of children and young people in Catholic academies, meeting and exceeding expectations, happy in their faith and in themselves, and using their faith and skills, social and academic, for the betterment of their own lives, that of their families and their wider communities.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Michelle Boniface
  • Address:Kent Catholic Schools' Partnership,
    Barham Court,
    Teston,
    Maidstone,
    Kent,
    ME18 5BZ
  • Telephone: 01622 232662
  • Email: mboniface@kcsp.org.uk

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.