EIAT Governance and Compliance Officer (TRU)

Position: Governance and Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Location: MAT Office
Term Time: Term Time + 2 weeks

Contract type: Permanent, TTO plus 2 weeks, flexible in line with the needs of the Trust.

Salary including allowances: Grade 3, SCP 9 to 22, £25,119 to £31,364 pro rata

Actual Salary 36.5hrs TTO plus 2 weeks (£23,061 to £28,794)

Actual Salary 32.5hrs TTO plus 2 weeks (£20,534 to £25,639)

Start date of role: September 2024

Enhanced DBS Check Required: Yes

Education Impact Academy Trust is a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) incorporating Wilson Stuart School, Mayfield School, Queensbury School, The Hive College, Blue Sky Nursery and Lime Tree Nursery.  We strive to ensure that all establishments are improving because they are part of EIAT and seek to share best practice and work in cohesive, collaborative and innovative ways.  Our ethos is ‘Better Never Ends’.

About this Role:

As part of the ongoing development of our Trust team to support our establishments, we have a new opportunity for a Governance and Compliance Officer to join our team of professional and dedicated staff.  The ideal candidate will be highly organised and able to manage their workload effectively to meet organisational priorities and deadlines, able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people exhibiting high levels of tact and diplomacy, have experience of dealing appropriately with confidential and sensitive information and have developed IT skills.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Support in ensuring the Trust complies with its outside regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Provide effective administrative support to the Trust Board and its Committees; act as Clerk to the Trust Board and Clerk to all Trust Committees (School Governing Bodies) within EIAT.
  • Provide guidance to ensure that the Board works in compliance with the appropriate legal and regulatory framework, and understand the potential consequences for non-compliance.
  • Support with the administration of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests and Subject Access requests (SARs) across EIAT.

Informal conversations are warmly welcomed. If you would like to arrange an informal visit, please email hr@educationimpact.org.uk

We can offer:

  • A collaborative and inclusive culture
  • A committed, hardworking team who strive to provide the best education for all students
  • Comprehensive induction and probation support and regular opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • We offer 10 staff training days across the academic year; one or two of these days are aggregated which means you complete training outside of normal working hours in twilight sessions and take the actual training day off  
  • Employee Assistance Programme via BHSF – free totally confidential support
  • Access to discounts and offers via BHSF
  • Access to a generous pension scheme known as the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for support staff
  • Generous annual leave entitlement for support staff based on length of service, starting at 29 days pro-rata, rising to 32 at 5 years’ plus service and 34 following 10 years’ plus service.
  • Pay progression: Incremental progression within the grade will be subject to service length

If you are determined, ambitious, hardworking and you meet our requirements, then we would love to hear from you.

The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS, Childcare Disqualification (where applicable), qualifications, medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search (and a prohibition check for teachers) will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.    

To read a copy of our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy please click on the link below:  

Policies (educationimpact.org.uk) 

To read our policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders please click on the link below: 

Policies (educationimpact.org.uk) 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. 

Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide: 

DBS filtering guide – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) 

How to apply:

Apply online: https://educationimpact.org.uk/jobs  (or scroll to the bottom of this page)

Please note that only Trust application forms will be accepted. We will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitaes (CVs) or accept them instead of an application form.

Closing Date: Tuesday 3 September at 9.00am

Interview Date: w/c 9 September 2024

If you have not heard from us two weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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