We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to join our forward-thinking organisation. Under the direction of the CEO the successful applicant will assist the Trust with their responsibilities in relation to governance ensuring compliance in all areas. They will also provide the CEO with an efficient and responsive admin support service.
The role involves a high level of confidentiality and the ability to remain impartial. Excellent communication skills are essential as is the ability to deal appropriately with a wide range of stakeholders.
Key responsibilities will involve:
- Providing an efficient clerking service for the Trust.
- Using knowledge of the law to provide support and advice to the Trust on governance legislation and procedural matters to ensure compliance.
- Working to deadlines - preparing and distributing agendas and supporting papers within statutory time frames.
- Managing the day to day organisation of the CEO’s office to support the effective running of the Trust.
- Developing excellent administrative practices to support the smooth operation of the Trust.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details regarding the post.
Start Date: 7th September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter
Hours: 37 hrs per week term time only + 10 days as required
Salary: Grade 7 , scp 20 - 24, £22,484 - £24,804 actual salary per annum, pay award pending.
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horizon Academy Trust comprises of Biggin Hill Primary School, Cleeve Primary School, Spring Cottage Primary School, Thanet Primary School, Gillshill Primary School and Cavendish Primary School. The post will mainly be based at Horizon Head Office, but the successful applicant will be required to travel to all schools across the Trust.
At Horizon Academy Trust we believe in maximising potential for all including our employees, and offer many benefits including an excellent pension scheme and investment in Continued Professional Development.
If you would like to speak to the CEO regarding the post please contact Horizon Head Office at Biggin Hill Primary School so that this can be arranged.
Horizon Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Any offer of employment to this post will be subject to meeting the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2018, and subject to receipt of a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Horizon Academy Trust is fully committed to achieving fairness and equality in employment and seeks to achieve a workforce which reflects the diversity of the community it serves. No job applicant or employee will be treated less favourably or disadvantaged, either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of gender, gender identity, nationality or ethnic origin, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or any other unjustifiable reason.