Compliance Officer, Data Protection Manager and Senior Clerk to the Folio Education Trust Board, Sutton

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Wallington County Grammar SchoolSutton

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 7/8 (£27,801 - £31,998 FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

based at Wallington County Grammar School

Part-time - 15-20 hours per week; term time plus 2 weeks to be worked during school holidays (flexible)

This post has been created to address the increasing levels of regulatory compliance required by schools. Multi-Academy Trusts and the schools which operate within them must meet and observe a wide variety of guidelines and regulations set by both national Government and Local Authority agencies as well as organisations such as Ofsted who inspect state funded academies.

This position is a key role within the central Folio Education Trust Management Team and is available as soon as possible. The successful candidate will support all schools within the Trust:

Coombe Wood School, South Croydon –

Park Hill Junior School, Croydon – 

St Peter’s Primary School, South Croydon –

Wallington County Grammar School, Sutton –

The person appointed to carry out this role will advise the Executive Headteacher and the Director of Finance and Shared Services on all aspects of regulatory compliance and other legal issues relating to the management of schools ensuring that appropriate records are maintained. This post reports to the Executive Headteacher but also acts as part of the service provision for all schools and therefore is also there to support the work of each Headteacher in all of the schools within the Trust. They will also be a point of contact for the Clerks of each Local Advisory Board (LAB) collating minutes and advising of common agenda items to ensure consistency across the Trust.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. If you require any further information please or would like to arrange an informal conversation, please contact either Richard Baker – Director of Finance and Shared Services at or Jonathan Wilden – Executive Headteacher at The role will initially be based within Wallington County Grammar School, and information about this school can be found at Over time the Trust will grow and we envisage that the central team will also expand so that it can ensure the correct capacity to support all of the schools. It may be that at some point the central team relocates to Croydon.  

Please be aware that as the Trust grows over the next five years this role may become a Full Time position. Should any of the aspects with the Job Description appear to be new with regards your current level of knowledge, training and continuing professional development will be provided. 

Candidates are asked to obtain an application form from either the Folio Education Trust website at or the Wallington County Grammar School website at  Applications should be submitted along with a supporting statement to  Please note CVs will not be considered.

Closing Date: 9am, Thursday 14th September 2017  

Interviews:        Week commencing Monday 18th September 2017

Applicants are welcome to visit the School upon its return on Monday 4th September.

The Folio Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The recruitment process will include an enhanced DBS check, medical screening, confirmation of right to work in the UK and all other pre-employments checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.

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More about Wallington County Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Croydon Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 7PH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8647 2235
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