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Governance Officer - Term Time

Cygnus Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F48-16-S
  • Posted:08/10/2021
  • Pay:KR5 - KR7 (dependent on experience)
  • Start Date:November 2021
  • App Close Date:31/10/2021 at 23:45
  • Interviews:w/c 1 Nov 2021


Cygnus Academies Trust is looking to recruit an experienced Governance Officer to join its Shared Services team. The Governance Officer will support the Governance Director in providing clerking services to some of our Dartford schools within our Trust.

You will need excellent IT, literacy and communication skills, possess confidence and initiative and a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of our Shared Services Team. Previous clerking experience would be an advantage, however, training will be provided.

Initially it will be supporting one school, increasing to three schools early next year.

The meetings take place in the evenings and you will be paid 12 hours per meeting, which includes preparation and attendance at the meeting.

The successful candidate will also have the following qualities: 

  • Great attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • Be flexible and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Offer great customer service, with strong communication skills.
  • Have a 'can do' teamwork approach.

Role details:

Role:                   Governance Officer

Contract:             Permanent role

Hours:                 12 hours per meeting

Weeks:                38 weeks per year (term time only)

Salary:                Kent Scheme KR5 - KR7

                          (£19,723 - £23,033 per annum FTE)

Location:             Dartford

Start date:          November 2021

Interviews:          w/c 1 Nov 2021


Please contact Geraldine Alexander (Governance Director) on geraldine.alexander@cygnus.org.uk to discuss the role in more detail.

Cygnus Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and relevant references being received. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s, only fully completed application forms will be accepted.

Information about the trust

Cygnus Academies Trust is a growing family of schools that we nurture and support to be the best that we can be. Everyone in our family is our responsibility and we value how unique every individual and school is. We provide the tools, strategies and knowhow to enable everyone to flourish. Our aim is to give everyone in our family, irrespective of background, the learning and experiences needed to give them the life chances that were once the preserve of privilege.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jenny Baker
  • Address:Cygnus Academies Trust,
    Sus Con,
    Brunel Way,
    DA1 5FW
  • Telephone: 01322224201
  • Email: jenny.baker@cygnus.org.uk



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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).