Vacancy Details

PA to the Governing Body


About the Role

We are currently looking for a hard working, extremely motivated individual to join our Team at Wickersley Partnership Trust. As PA to the Governing Body, you will be an integral part of governance arrangements across the Trust.

You will work effectively with Chairs, Headteachers and the Chief Executive Officer to prepare purposeful agendas which take account of the DfE and Trust issues and priorities.

You will continually drive the effectiveness of governance practice across the Local Governing Bodies, ensuring that the correct arrangements are in place for purposeful governance.

Our ideal candidate will have significant experience in the administration of governance and have a clear vision for what good governance looks like.

Day time and evening work is required in attending Local Governing Body Meetings throughout the Trust and hours can be variable.


How to apply

Head to our recruitment website to apply for this role.

Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position
  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the job description on the WPT website)
  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned

This information is important as it will be used in the shortlisting process to identify suitable candidates for interview and assessments.

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. Shortlisted applicants will undergo relevant checks in line with statutory guidance.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

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