Current Vacancies:

The QED Academy Trust is seeking a Head of Governance.

Full time Salary: £35,494 to £38,382 per annum, will be pro-rata.

Work Pattern: Three days a week at the Trust offices. Flexible WFH arrangements will be considered. Flexible timings to include evening meetings as required. Will consider other working arrangements such as term time only.

Permanent position

QED Academy Trust is a Multi Academy Trust that operates three schools in the northwest London area, Northwood School, Queensmead School and Coteford Junior School. Our mission is to deliver consistently high standards of education, always striving for excellence. Schools in the MAT are all OFSTED outstanding or good with high levels of pupil achievement and attainment.

The Head of Governance role within QED will report independently to the Trust Board but will work with and support the Trust’s CFO Director of Finance & Operations to meet the Trust’s operational and strategic goals.
The Head of Governance is responsible for overseeing all aspects of governance effectiveness and compliance within the Trust, ensuring governance adheres to good practice and meets all statutory and regulatory requirements. This will be achieved by:

Supporting the efficient and effective operation of the trust board, its committees and local governing boards (LGBs) in accordance with the Trust’s Articles and Scheme of Delegation.
Leading on the development of the trust’s governance framework and driving improvements to its systems, processes and structures

Managing and coordinating the delivery and ongoing improvement of governance support across the trust
As Company Secretary of the Trust you will work with the Chair of the Trust and the CFO on company secretarial matters and ensure statutory and regulatory requirements are implemented within the required timeframe.

You will be based at the Trust's office but will be required to travel to our schools from time to time.

Closing date: 27.06.2022


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