Executive Assistant and Governance Coordinator


Executive Assistant and Governance Coordinator


Start date:   ASAP

Contract type:  37 hrs per week, full time, all year

Contract term:  Permanent

Grade and salary:   N6 - £25,991 - £28,672

Gosforth Group is a fast growing multi-academy trust and we are looking to appoint a flexible, adaptable and experienced executive assistant and governance professional to support the effective operation and efficient discharge of the functions of the CEO’s office and provide high quality senior secretarial and administrative support.

Working with the Executive Officer and Governance Manager, the Executive Assistant and Governance Coordinator will also support the Chair of Trustees and the CEO in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Board of Trustees and related committees to secure effective governance and relevant support services across the trust.

To be successful in this role you’ll need a good understanding of governance matters, the ability to establish strong working relationships with a wide range of people, experience of providing confidential secretarial and administrative support to senior leaders, and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

This is an exciting opportunity and time within the trust.  The development of the executive secretariat and governance will play a key part in supporting the trust’s expansion plans, and the Executive Assistant and Governance Coordinator will have a valued and vital role. 

Gosforth Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

Please email your application form to (or if you have any queries).  Alternatively visit our website

Closing date is 9.00am Thursday 24th February 2022