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Head of Governance

Salary range – £38,000 – £45,000
Location – Manchester
Closing date – June 21, 2019

Job Description

You’ll have strong governance experience to effectively manage governance arrangements across the Trust. This includes providing high-quality support for the Trust Board and leading a small team across the Trust that supports all governing body meetings. In addition, the colleague would quality assure the external provision for clerking.
This role involves leading the work of the central trust governance team providing strategic and operational support and direction. The postholder will line manage hub based governance officers. It will be responsible for the effective liaison between the trust and its academies and liaison with the sponsor to ensure that the full benefits of the partnership are realised.

The role is responsible for the provision of strong and effective governance arrangements across the trust and includes high-quality support for the Trust Board. In addition, the role involves line managing hub based governance officers and quality assuring the contracts of two external providers for clerking of local governing bodies.
The position involves identifying, training and developing local governors (especially those from within the Co-op Group) and the Trust Board for their specific roles.

Completed applications forms should be sent to: [email protected]

For more information visit: https://www.coopacademies.co.uk/vacancies/head-of-governance/