Compliance and Communications Officer

Job Info

Scale NJC SCP 37 - 40
Salary £32,486 - £35,444 (actual salary pro rata for TTO plus 3 weeks)
Interview Dates 8th June 2018 (Subject to change)
Closing Date 23rd May 2018, 12:00 pm

Contract Type: Permanent
Working Type: Whole time, 37 hours per week
Base: North Shore Academy, Talbot Street, Stockton on Tees, TS20 2AY
(There may be some requirement to travel to academies across the Trust.)


Northern Education Trust (NET) is a charitable education Trust with an improving track record for school improvement. The Trust sponsors 20 academies; 10 secondary and 10 primaries across the North of England in ten Local Authority regions. NET relentlessly focuses on standards because we know outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. A large number of new systems and procedures continue to be implemented and are already having a significant impact on the life chances of children across the Trust and this has been recognised in recent Ofsted inspections.

We are seeking an experienced candidate to work in the above key position within the Trust. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills and have the ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels. You will also have experience of report writing and the development and implementation of policies.

You will be responsible for carrying out internal compliance checks to ensure that academies are adhering to Trust policies, procedures and practices including statutory requirements. You will support the Information Governance Officer (Data Director) and the coordination of responses to both Subject Access and Freedom of Information requests.

You will produce annual marketing and communications plans for the Trust, in liaison with the Trust's Executive Team and will also be responsible for co-ordinating initial press releases and responses on behalf of the Trust, producing first drafts of these for approval by the Executive Team.

Northern Education Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.

For further information please contact Natalie Sutherland (HR Administrator) on [email protected] Please note completed applications must be returned to Natalie by email.


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