Governance Officer Outwood Grange Academies Trust, Wakefield

Grade POC scp 31 to 34 £33,799 - £36,876
Full time
Start Date
As soon as possible
Please note this position requires driving

Working for Outwood Grange Academies Trust offers you a great opportunity to be a part of a talented, passionate and committed team delivering outstanding education across the North of England.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Governance Officer based at the Trust’s offices at Outwood Grange Academy. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join our dynamic central team.

The Governance Officer will work closely with the Chair, Chief Executive and the Board of Directors to ensure that the Trust has in place sound integrated governance policies, procedures and structures and that it complies with all of its legal, constitutional and regulatory requirements.

The post holder will play a key co-ordinating role within the Trust and use their initiative to identify opportunities to support and streamline the work of the Board of Directors and its committees, Academy Councils and Executive.

The post holder will act as the trust’s Data Protection Officer, supporting compliance at all levels of the organisation with relevant data protection and information security legislation and best practice.

The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator with experience of working with layers of organisational governance, data protection compliance and managing complaints. They will be capable of producing written and analytical reports and managing a demanding workload. They will be a confident, self-directed individual with a strong team focus as well as being able to work independently. They will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills in order to maintain our exceptional standards of care when liaising with both internal and external agencies.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an enthusiastic, dedicated and dynamic team whose aim is to drive quality improvements.
For further information please contact: Katy Bradford, Chief Operating Officer Tel No: 07872990068 email:

The Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.



Outwood Grange Academies Trust

Potovens Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2PF

01924 204353
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