We have an exciting opportunity for a Governance Manager & Clerk to the Board to join the Mowbray Education Trust Central team. Reporting to the Chair of the Board you will be responsible for the smooth and efficient running of meetings of the Board of Directors and any committees, and to monitor compliance with various legislative and regulatory requirements affecting Mowbray Education Trust Limited (MET).
The role will include clerking meetings, including the preparation of agendas, taking of minutes and distribution of information. You will also manage two clerks who provide clerking to the individual schools.
This role is permanent working 14.80 hours per week (equivalent to 2 days per week), for 52.179 weeks per year (all year round).
Board meetings are generally held at John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray, however travel to other venues may be required.
You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as knowledge of governance procedures and legislation to enable you to provide advice to the Board.
You will have GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above and have knowledge of GDPR and Data Protection.
You will have good communication and problem-solving skills, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. You will be able to manage your own workload and respond swiftly to tight deadlines.
About the Mowbray Education Trust
The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton. The MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one preschool: with potential numerical and geographical growth in the future.
Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.
The MET has a central support services team, with staff managing Estates, Finance, HR, IT and Operations, across our schools. The central team are based at offices within John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray.
• Salary £17.08 - £18.44 per hour - £13,190 - £14,242 per annum (FTE £32,977 - £35,606 per annum)
• Local Government Pension Scheme membership
• 26 days’ annual leave per year plus public holidays (pro-rated)
Application deadline - midnight on Thursday 31st December 2020
Interviews – W/C 11th January 2021
Start date - as soon as possible
All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check and 6 month probation period.
We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and fluency in the English language.