Governance Professional, Hackney

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The Petchey AcademyHackney

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £35,999-£43,360 FTE (£12,053 - £14,517 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Responsible to: Governing body 

Hours of Work: 2 days per week, 38 weeks per year

We are seeking a proactive and highly organised Governance Professional with the main purpose:

• Provide advice to the governing body on governance, constitutional, procedural matters and best governance practice. 

• Provide effective administrative support to the governing body and its committees.

• Ensure the governing body is properly constituted

• Manage information effectively in accordance with legal and governor requirements

The successful candidate will:

• Have good interpersonal skills.

• Have  already  attended  or  make  a  commitment  to  attend  the National  Training  Programme  for  Clerks  or  its  equivalent

• Knowledge  of  governing  body  procedures;

• Knowledge  of  educational  legislation,  guidance  and  legal requirements;

• Knowledge  of  the  respective  roles  and  responsibilities  of  the governing  body,  the  Principal and  the  DfE.

To apply please visit the vacancies section on to complete an application form.

Closing date: 28/06/19 at 9 am


The Petchey Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

A Section 128 check will be carried out on individuals applying for any role that retains or has been delegated any management responsibilities under the terms of a direction made by the Secretary of State for Education. 


The Petchey Academy is committed to promoting equality for all students and employees. Every individual will be treated with courtesy and respect and their contribution to the learning process will be valued.

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Petchey Academy, then we are keen to hear from you.

More about The Petchey Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shacklewell Lane, Hackney, London, E8 2EY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7275 1500
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