Governance Professional - ROBUS Multi-Academy Trust

Thundersley Primary School, Benfleet
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Job Ref No. ECC3835-54S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 9 pt 29-33
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 15th July 2024  

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ROBUS Multi-Academy Trust / Governance Professional

Position Start Date: July 2024

Contract type: Part-time (up to 15 hours per week)

Contract Term:Permanent

Workplace: Flexible (remote/home-based with travel to academies as required)

ROBUS Multi-Academy Trust is a small, strong trust formed of four local primary schools in the Benfleet/Thundersley area in Essex; Kingston Primary School, Montgomerie Primary School, Thundersley Primary School, and Woodham Ley Primary School. We believe that collaboration is the key to a successful education system. Our mission is to be stronger together in the pursuit of excellence and this underpins our philosophy. Our academies have the commitment to share their ideas and their expertise whilst retaining their own unique identities so that pupils and staff can learn, develop, and grow together.

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen and we are looking to appoint an experienced, proactive, and proficient Governance Professional with the ability to advise our Boards on governance legislation and procedural matters.

The successful candidate will have:

The ability to proactively identify and manage governance issues within a regulated environment
Experience of working within a governance role, ideally within an education or public sector environment
A willingness to work closely with senior Trust executives and governance volunteers, with the ability to prioritise and effectively manage competing priorities
Strong organisational skills, working with accuracy and attention to detail to ensure accurate reporting and recording of governance information
Demonstrable skills in the preparation of accurate minutes and proof-reading documentation for a variety of stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently
Excellent literacy, numeracy, and IT skills, and show initiative and commitment to improving and developing their own practice

This is a part-time role with flexibility about the number of hours worked across the academic year. There is a regular requirement for evening work (approximately 6 evenings per term) due to the meeting cycle.

If you would like to discuss the role further before applying, please email Theresa Cope (Trust Governance Manager) on

ROBUS Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults. All successful applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance, and satisfactory references. All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches. We are an equal opportunities employer.

ROBUS Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to acting in line with the GDPR regulations, further information on how the trust processes personal data can be found on our website

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Emma Dawson
Hart Road
Thundersley, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 3PT
Telephone: 01268 793251

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