Clerk to the Corporation

DN Colleges Group are looking for an experienced and successful Clerk to join our organisation you will be supporting the Board and senior management team to determine and deliver a strategy that embodies the vision, values, and aspirations of the College.

About the role

You will act as an independent advisor to the Corporation Board about the operation of its powers, procedural matters, conduct of its business and to matters of governance good practice and to contribute to overall governance policy, goals, and targets. The Clerk is accountable to the Corporation Board, through the Chair, on all matters relating to his/her duties. There is a full-time administrative support for the role.

What we expect from you

To provide high level effective support to the Board and the Senior Leadership Team, giving professional advice on all areas of Corporate Governance.

Clerks play a vital role in organising governing body meetings and recording accurate minutes, whilst advising on changes in relevant legislation, policy, and governance issues. You will provide professional support to our governing body to enable them to maximise the performance of the College and support the progress of our students.

You will need to be able to work under your own initiative, manage deadlines, update, and keep accurate written and electronic records. The ability to remain impartial, comply with data protection legislation and maintain confidentiality is paramount. You will need to attend various governing body meetings some of which may take place in the evening. Access to wifi internet from home is essential as some of the work will be home based.

Knowledge of how Colleges and governing bodies operate would be an advantage along with previous experience.

What we can offer you

It is great to work for the DN Colleges Group, we offer an attractive salary plus many other benefits including DNCG Benefits

  • Employee Wellbeing and Benefits platform (VIVUP)
  • Wellness Initiatives (health, financial, physio visitors)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye care
  • Flexible working
  • Saving schemes
  • 24/7 confidential mental health and counselling resource
  • In house counselling/safeguarding specialists to assist in wellbeing
  • On-site nursery
  • Health & fitness suite, onsite fitness classes
  • Generous annual leave,
  • Development opportunities
  • Pension provisions.
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Beauty and hair salon services on site (discounted)
  • Florists
  • Car/MOT Serving (discounted for employees)
  • Restaurants and Starbucks

The DN Colleges Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff and volunteers must therefore be willing to apply for DBS clearance at an Enhanced level.

We are recognised as a Disability Confident employer, Mindful Employer and positively encourage applications from all ethnic backgrounds.

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For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.