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Company Secretary, Governance & Policy Officer

Maritime Academy TrustEbbsfleet, Kent

Company Secretary, Governance & Policy Officer   

Salary: £30,451 - £38,890 per annum 

Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Permanent  

This is a full year, full time post.  Flexible  and remote working arrangements can be considered for the right candidate. 

There will be a requirement to support some evening meetings.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our successful Academy Trust. 

We are looking to appoint a Company Secretary, Governance & Policy Officer to join our friendly Central Team based in Ebbsfleet Green within the Central Trust Offices.

We created Maritime in 2016 and since then, our trust has grown in strength, capacity and expertise.  Maritime Academy Trust is a group of twelve primary academies operating across Greenwich, Bexley, Kent & Medway. We are passionate about breaking barriers for children and helping them realise they are capable of incredible things. We expect the same of ourselves - thinking outside the box and achieving creativity through problem-solving. 

This is an excellent time to join us at Maritime as we are at a key juncture in our journey. We are using a recent period of growth as an opportunity to reinvigorate our vision and goals for the future.

We are looking for someone who:  

  • Can implement and monitor governance policy and practice to ensure we meet all statutory and compliance requirements   
  • Has a demonstrable track record of providing excellent compliance advice   
  • Is aware of the particular matters which may affect academy trusts and is able to negotiate these effectively

In return we offer:  

  • a positive and supportive  working environment   
  •  national terms and conditions   
  • Opportunities for CPD   
  • a generous package of Maritime Trust staff benefits. 

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

If you would like to discuss this post further please email Donna Cusack, HR Director -

Closing Date: Friday 17th December - 12 (noon)

Interviews: TBC

We reserve the right to close this vacancy if we find the right candidate, therefore early applications are recommended to avoid disappointment 

Maritime Academy Trust is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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