Job Description

Governance Professional
'Your long-term employment aims are at the heart of what we do'
 
Our client is the fastest growing multi-services facilities management company in the eastern region and now nationally. Their passion is putting their staff and customers at the heart of everything they do. They are looking to take on a Governance Professional to join their team.

Job Duties

As a Governance Professional you will be in charge of making sure your deadlines are met, productivity targets are hit and get positive feedback from customers and colleagues 
 
Duties (include but are not limited to):
·        To provide clerking and governance support to governing boards.
·        Prepare agendas for governing board meetings.
·        Ensure agendas and minutes are circulated within specified timescales.
·        Attend and take accurate minutes at governing board meetings.
·        Record the attendance of governors / trustees at meetings.
·        Keep membership records and advise on expiry of terms of office.
·        Advise on procedures for appointing / electing governors/ trustees.
·        Be the first point of contact for governors/ trustees in your allocated schools/ academies.
·        Advise on procedural and legislative matters during and between meetings.
·        Advise on best practice in governance.
·        Signpost governors / trustees to further advice and support where necessary.
·        Ensure the efficient and compliant operation of the boards you are working with.
·        Advise on governor / trustee training opportunities.
·        Participate in training and briefings.
·        Keep up to date with current educational developments and legislation affecting school governance.
·        You will be supported by a central administration team and be provided with regular training, briefings, and updates.

Benefits

Governance Professional
£12 Per Hour DOE | 0-hour contract term time | work from home | LifeWorks discount scheme | Personal development opportunities | Mental health first aiders | Annual colleague awards | pension scheme |

Applicant Specification

Person Specification:
·        Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.
·        Accuracy and attention to detail.
·        Ability to organise own workload.
·        Accurate keyboard skills for use in producing a range of documents.
·        Knows how to maintain accurate records.
·        Demonstrates an understanding of confidentiality and data protection requirements in the workplace.
·        Works on own initiative.
·        Research and problem-solving skills to deal with queries and issues.
·        Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
·        Ability to provide accurate advice and guidance.
·        Professional and polite when dealing with colleagues and customers.
·        Provides accurate, timely advice, resolving queries and solving problems.
·        Works effectively as a member of a team, demonstrating a flexible approach.
·        Demonstrates a positive attitude, commitment, and enthusiasm.
·        Willingness to develop a deep understanding of the procedures and regulations relating to school and academy governance.
·        Willingness to engage with professional development opportunities.
·        Experience of working in an educational environment would be desirable.

Contacts

LIGHTHOUSE PERSONNEL LTD ARE A RECRUITMENT AGENCY WORKING ON BEHALF OF A CLIENT.
 
PLEASE NOTE WE RECEIVE A LARGE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS PER VACANCY AND UNFORTUNATELY CANNOT RESPOND TO ALL APPLICANTS. THEREFORE, IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM US WITHIN A MONTH FROM APPLICATION DATE, IT IS LIKELY THAT YOU HAVE BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.
 
If you have been successful, we will contact you by the phone and begin taking you through our step by step recruitment process, doing our utmost to ensure the role is right for you, ascertaining your suitability in the process. This process will all be explained on initial contact.
 
If you are interested in the role and have further questions, please don’t hesitate to call us on 01206 984042 to speak to one of our team members confidentially. 
Salary
£12 per hour DOE
Employment Terms
Part-time
Working Hours
0 hour contract - Term time
Location
Remote Working
Posted
17 December, 2021

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