Trust Governance Professional & Compliance Lead - Learning Academy Partnership

  • Devon
  • Full Time
  • £32,000 – £38,000

Required to start September 2022.

The Learning Academy Partnership has an exciting opportunity for a Trust Governance Professional & Compliance Lead. This is a new role which will give you an opportunity to shape the next phase of our School Trust development and growth.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about our mission to ensure that every child has the right to live life to the full, no matter what their starting point. You will be responsible for delivering a high-quality professional governance service across our School Trust working with our Trust Board, Executive Team, and our local advisory boards. Your role is crucial in providing expertise and support to the Trust Board and Leaders on all matters relating to governance and associated compliance. 

Our School Trust is underpinned by our four core beliefs; we are stronger together, a sense of belonging; removing barriers and realising the possible. This means that by working collectively, we can achieve our absolute best to ensure that children, especially the most vulnerable, can flourish. 

Our Business Support team are based in Newton Abbot and the role requires travel including regular visits to our academies. We are open to flexible working and have several ways this could work, so please talk to us about what flexibility means to you. There will be a requirement to attend regular evening meetings as well as travel so you will need your own transport.

We can offer you:
- The opportunity to make a profound difference to children’s lives 
- A culture that takes work life balance extremely seriously for all its colleagues 
- The chance to work as part of a collective in a values led School Trust, a single organisation
- The opportunity to be part of a fully centralised business support function which includes governance, finance, estates, HR, marketing & catering 
- Opportunities to develop your career within our growing School Trust 
- A strong, proactive wellbeing network across the School Trust
- Access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
- Trust benefit schemes 

The Learning Academy Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosures are required for this post along with the other necessary checks. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

We want to support you in deciding if we are a School Trust that you would like to join. We strongly recommend that you visit or arrange a virtual call with our Trust Lead (CEO) so that you can better understand the role and if we are an organisation which excites you and can support you to flourish.

If you wish to discover more about this exciting opportunity, need any further information or you wish to have an informal discussion, please contact Kerri Wiseman at Academicis, our recruitment partner, on or by phone on 07733 628155/01223 907979. 

Application packs can be requested from Kerri Wiseman - 
Please apply by9am on the closing date.

Interview Date: Wednesday 13th July 2022  

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationDevon
  • Work Postcode

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation SupportManagement & Senior Management

  • Salary Details

    £32,000 – £38,000

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required