Assistant to Governance Adviser

Pay:  £10.00 per hour

Hours:  5 hours per month in the first instance

To include evening meetings

The Acorn Education Trust was formed in August 2014 to create a local solution to a national strategy.  Through close collaboration and a shared vision we believe each school will achieve great things.  Underpinning this close collaboration is a strong belief in our core purpose – “excellent leadership, excellent teaching and excellent learning”.  The Acorn Education Trust is committed to schools retaining their individuality and identity.

We would like to appoint an Assistant to the Governance Adviser to the Directors of the Acorn Education Trust.

Reporting to the Governance Adviser, the post holder will provide clerical support for the governors of the school Academy Councils in the Trust.  The successful applicant will:

  • be expected to take and process minutes for evening governors’ meetings;
  • have excellent typing skills to provide a high quality service for the Academy Councils;
  • be confident and competent in the use of information technology;
  • experience of working in school governance would be an advantage but is not essential.

For further details of the Trust please visit   and for details of the post please contact:

Mrs Z Stockley, Governance Adviser
Telephone: 01985 224220

The Acorn Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as health screening.