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Board Secretary Trustee

Creekside Education Trust
London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
20 May 2024

Job Details

Board Secretary role description In addition to the general responsibilities outlined above, the Board Secretary also has some specific responsibilities: • Work with Chair and CET Manager to agree the annual schedule of Board meetings and AGMs • Work with Chair to draft, finalise and circulate Board meeting agendas • Take minutes at Board meetings, AGMs and EGMs, ensuring that they are accurate and stored on the CET Trustees Sharepoint system • Maintain the organisation of the CET Trustees Sharepoint filing system • Create and maintain Board Meeting Action Trackers, following up with relevant individuals to ensure completion of actions • Ensure that accurate and up to date CET information is held with the Charity Commission and Companies House • Create and maintain list of current CET policies, flagging to the Board as and when these come up for renewal/review • Assist with the planning, coordination and communication of AGMs • Support the recruitment and onboarding of new Trustees • Organise relevant training for Trustees • Work with Chair to conduct regular Board skills audits • Work with CET manager on joint tasks to facilitate effective Board/ Staff workstreams • Flag any areas of concern to the Chair.

Person specification for the Board Secretary In addition to the general responsibilities for all trustees as set out above, the Board Secretary also needs additional skills and experience as follows: 1. Experience in the administration of senior-level meetings 2. An understanding of how Boards work 3. A working knowledge of Charity governance and decision-making structures 4. Good IT/digital and minute-taking skills 5. Attention to detail and ability to follow up/through action

Submit a short overview of what excites you about being trustee with Creekside, and what you think you can bring to the role, to This could be in the form of a letter, email, video or another format of your choosing. Please share a CV or Linked In profile link with your submission.  Check out what we are up to Creekside Discovery Centre Board of Trustees (


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020 8692 9922
14 Creekside
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