Executive Support Professional - Governance & Compliance

Salary: £39,880 - £42,821
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Rosie England
Location: Pontefract
Closing Date: 26/07/2021 10:00
Email: recruitment@patrust.org.uk

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: -
Start Date: 01/09/2021
Contracted Term: AYR - All year around
Contracted Hours: 37
Contracted Weeks: 52
Department: Central Team
Pay Grade: Grade 11
LGPS Local Government Pension Scheme

Job Advert

Pontefract Academies Trust are seeking to appoint a Trust Executive Support Professional to join the central team in September 2021.

We are a cross phase multi-academy Trust compromising of eight schools, six primary schools and two 11 – 16 secondary schools, all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Pupils are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a high level of executive and personal support for the CEO, as well as being the designated Governance Professional for the Trust. You will provide advice and guidance to the Chief Executive and Board of Trustees on key matters of regulatory and statutory importance, and ensure statutory compliance of policies, published information and statutory guidance/law.

Pontefract Academies Trust is a place for positive, committed and creative people who want to make a difference. We wish to appoint people that understand and believe in our values and guiding principles.

We are looking for a motivated individual who will find this new role exciting and finds the challenge of providing a high-quality professional support service appealing. As a trusted member of the central team with access to confidential and privileged information, you will provide a significant role to the CEO and Trust Board.

If you have high standards and expectations of yourself, relish the opportunity act as the designated governance professional for a Trust and amongst all, wish to be part of a team supporting children and young people to exceed, this post will be of interest to you.

To apply for this position, please click here https://pontefract.face-ed.co.uk/Vacancies/Detail?campaignRef=SCH-PAT-0001. Applications should be received no later than 10:00am on Monday 26th July 2021.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

File Attachments

File Name Description
T_Executive-Support-Professional-Governance-Compliance-July-2021.pdf Job Description / Person Specification

Safeguarding Information

Pontefract Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

Pontefract Academies Trust is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
A relevant degree or relevant professional qualification in business administration or governance
Educated to A-Level or equivalent with a grade C C
GCSE English and Mathematics - Grade C/4