Delivery Lead Governor Services

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Warwick, Warwickshire
£39,836 - £45,145 per annum
13 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
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Delivery Lead for Governor Services



About us and the role

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and support the Local Authority’s role in developing school governing bodies to promote high standards in all schools.

The key focus of this role is to provide leadership for Warwickshire’s School Governance Service. Carry out the Council’s statutory duties relating to school governance and schools causing concern. Further develop the well-established and successful clerking services and governor development programme and ensure these services operate cost effectively.

We are looking for someone who has the background and knowledge suitable to this role.

Key Requirements

You will:

  • possess a detailed understanding of the statutory requirements of local authorities in relation to school governance and schools causing concern.
  • Have at least 3 years’ recent experience as a school governor and as a Chair of a school governing body.
  • Have worked with school governing bodies and senior leaders in education settings.
  • Experience of supporting governing boards in challenging circumstances.
  • Have experience of leading and managing successful services and teams.
  • Have a good understanding of School governance and Ofsted - the impact and emphasis on the role that the governing body plays under the “leadership and management” judgement.
  • A good understanding of the role that clerking plays in effective school governance.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • possess excellent communication skills, including building and maintaining relationships with a range of partners/stakeholders.
  • Have a successful track record of working with school leaders and governing bodies.
  • Have experience of managing a successful traded service.
  • Experience and understanding of budget management.
  • A commitment to delivering high quality services

For further information please see the Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

For further information about the role please contact Sarah Tregaskis on

Closing date: midnight, Monday 24 January 2022
Interview date: w/c 7th February 2022

 To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.   

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.   

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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