Governance Manager (term-time only)

London (Central), London (Greater)
£34,380 to £35,579 pro rata
29 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Primary Advantage is governance through a Federation structure, working to the School Governance (Federation) Regulations. As a large federation working across eight schools, getting our governance right is crucial to the success of organisation and ability of Central Governing Board (CGB) to discharge responsibilities and have a clear line of sight into our schools.

The role of Governance Manager is a newly created post. The Governance Manager will be fundamental to ensure that Federation is compliant with all governance legislation and leads on maximising the potential of our governance arrangements. The Manager will act as the bedrock for our all the Federation’s governance delivery. The Governance Manager will provide core proactive clerking support to our CGB, Business Committee (BC), Scrutiny Committee (SC) and Local Advisory Boards (LABs). More than this, the post holder will also contribute to the effectiveness of key decision-makers within the organisation by overseeing the governance framework, meeting all compliance and regulatory requirements and providing advisory support to governance stakeholders. The role involves regular evening meetings.

Through developing and delivering a tailored governance model for Primary Advantage, the Governance Manager will enable our governance structures to fully meet the evolving needs of our organisation whilst demonstrating best practice in Federation governance.

The role requires self-motivated, approachable and organised individual to lead and manage governance administration, in addition to providing expertise on legislation to support, develop and shape the future of the federation.

PLEASE NOTE - our safeguarding guidelines require you to complete our application form (attached), please do so and submit along with your CV and covering letter.

To view or download our application pack, please visit For vacancy enquiries, please contact our Admin & Data Officer, Venessa Williams at If you are looking to apply to the vacancy, please send CV and short covering letter via the Apply method below.

Start date: November 2017

Hours: Approximately 603 hours a year in term time (roughly 3 days a week), any additional hours will be paid at the same rate

Closing date: Friday 13th October 2017 at 09.30am

Interviews: Monday 16th October 2017

Scale: P01 £34,380 to £35,579 pro rata   

Contract: Permanent

Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced criminal record check via DBS. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment.

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