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Governance Manager (PO1)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£31,794 - £32,637 per annum
The Hornbeam Academy, William Morris School, Folly Lane, Walthamstow,
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/01/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Hornbeam Academy Trust is looking to recruit a Governance Manager to lead on the annual governance planner in conjunction with the chair of the Trust Board and the CEO.  You will be responsible for the organisation, clerking and preparation of the Trust Board, Committees, and Local Governing Body Meetings. You will need to hold a strong understanding of the Hornbeam Academy Trust code of conduct for Governors, and continually identify areas for improvement within the Trusts governance frame work.

Hornbeam Academy Trust is a Multi Academy Trust of 3 Special Schools (on 4 sites) in East London. It is made up of Hornbeam Academy (in Waltham Forest) and Dycorts School and Ravensbourne School (in Havering).

Pupils range in age across the sites from 2-19.

Please note you are required to work across all 4 sites in the Trust.


William Morris Campus Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT

Brookfield House Campus Alders Avenue, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 9PY

Dycorts School Settle Road, Romford, RM3 9YA

Ravensbourne School Neave Crescent, Romford, RM3 8HN


The closing date for applications is: 18TH January 2019

Interview date: TBC

For an application pack and further details about our Trust, please log on to our website at:


All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

William Morris School, Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT

or by Email to


If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. (Owing to the number of applicants it is not possible to contact every candidate individually).

Hornbeam Academy Trust, as an employer, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as its number one priority. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

All our schools are UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools and support the UN Convention on the Rights.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.