Secretary to the Bicester Learning Academy Trust, Bicester,

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The Cooper SchoolBicester,

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a Secretary to The Bicester Learning Academy Trust to provide professional clerking services to our academy.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join our academy and work flexibly around a calendar of scheduled meetings, supporting the appointed Board of Trustees in the delivery of governance policy, working within legislative requirements.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills, be able to work independently and be able to organise their own time whilst working to strict deadlines.  The role will include providing advice to the Trustees on constitutional and procedural matters and providing effective administrative support. 

This is a permanent position of 152 hours per annum, term-time only.  Working hours will be on a flexible basis of circa 4 hours per week with the majority of meetings being in the evening. The majority of the work will include preparation and minute taking for Board of Trustees and members meetings and relevant committees. It is anticipated that this will mainly involve working from home, with meetings generally taking place at The Cooper School in the evenings. Meetings are scheduled each term, throughout the academic year.  

The starting salary will be Grade 6, scale point 18, currently £18,870 pro rata per annum (this equates to £1,694.43 per annum for term-time hours).

Further details are available on the Academy website or please contact the HR team by telephone on (01869) 362697 or e-mail

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 18th March 2019, 9am

Bicester Learning Academy is committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Details of the Academy’s policies relating to the Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Handling, Use, Retention and Disposal of Disclosure and Barring Certificates and Disclosure information are included within the recruitment pack.

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More about The Cooper School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1869 242121
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Bicester Learning Academy

Bicester Learning Academy is a multi academy trust currently comprising The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School.  The academy is run by a board of members supported by a board of directors.  Both schools op...