Head of Governance

Head of Governance 

Salary:  Competitive

Permanent, Full Time, All Year Round

Windsor Academy Trust (WAT) is an inspiring and exciting place to work. We are a leading multi-academy trust with 12, soon to be 15, excellent primary and secondary schools across the West Midlands.   We are a team of 1,100 passionate, dedicated and innovative staff who every day make a difference for 7,500 children through our unwavering focus on unlocking our children’s academic and personal potential. We have a strong reputation as a great place to work and for people development with exceptional continuous professional learning and career development opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual who aspires to lead governance in a system leading school trust.

The Role

The Head of Governance works alongside the executive team and trust board to design, implement and enable the highest quality governance. The purpose of the Head of Governance role is to oversee all aspects of governance effectiveness and associated compliance within WAT, ensuring governance structures and practices adhere to good practice and meet all statutory and regulatory requirements.

The post holder will lead WAT in developing standards of governance including advising the Chair of the Board and CEO on governance development, process and practice. They will oversee compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements and ensure the Board’s decisions are in accordance with WAT’s moral purpose and culture and WAT’s governance documents.

The postholder will fulfil the duties of the company secretary.

Why Join Us:

By becoming part of the WAT family, you will be an integral part of a dedicated team that values collaboration, professionalism, and excellence. If you're ready to make a difference and grow in a supportive environment, apply now!

For more information or an informal discussion with Dawn Haywood, CEO about the role please contact Rhiannon Hopcroft, Executive PA to CEO on 0121 602 7594 rhopcroft@windsoracademytrust.org.uk

Closing Date: Friday 1st December 2023 at 9am

Interview Date: Tuesday 5th December 2023

Windsor Academy Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.


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