Horizon Academy Trust Careers and Vacancies

We want all of our academies to provide an outstanding education and we can only do that if we recruit and retain excellent people. We offer all our employees an excellent working environment and opportunities for development and training.

Vacancies at all our academies within Horizon Academy Trust will appear on this page. If there are no vacancies listed below, please return in the future to view our current opportunities.

Please note that all positions must be applied for using the process as set out in the vacancy details listed below. CVs sent directly to the schools cannot be accepted.

Post: Trust Clerk and PA to the CEO

Hours: 37 hrs per week term time only + 10 days as required
Salary: Grade 7, scp 20 – 24, £22,484 - £24,804 actual salary pa, pay award pending
Start Date: 7 September 2020
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mainly based at Horizon Head Office, but will be required to travel to all schools across the Trust

Horizon Academy Trust comprises of Biggin Hill Primary School, Cleeve Primary School, Spring Cottage Primary School, Thanet Primary School, Gillshill Primary School and Cavendish Primary School

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to join our forward-thinking organisation. Under the direction of the CEO the successful applicant will assist the Trust with their responsibilities in relation to governance ensuring compliance in all areas. They will also provide the CEO with an efficient and responsive admin support service.

The role involves a high level of confidentiality and the ability to remain impartial. Excellent communication skills are essential as is the ability to deal appropriately with a wide range of stakeholders.

Key responsibilities will involve:

  • Providing an efficient clerking service for the Trust.
  • Using knowledge of the law to provide support and advice to the Trust on governance legislation and procedural matters to ensure compliance.
  • Working to deadlines: preparing and distributing agendas and supporting papers within statutory time frames.
  • Managing the day to day organisation of the CEO’s office to support the effective running of the Trust.
  • Developing excellent administrative practices to support the smooth operation of the Trust.

For further details and to apply for this job please click here.


Any offer of employment to a post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Horizon Academy Trust is fully committed to achieving fairness and equality in employment and seeks to achieve a workforce which reflects the diversity of the community it serves. No job applicant or employee will be treated less favourably or disadvantaged, either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of gender, gender identity,nationality or ethnic origin, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or any other unjustifiable reason.