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Trustee/Director

Hours of work: Occasional
Working pattern: Part-time

Closing date: Friday 09 December 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Swale Academies Trust
Ashdown House
Johnson Road
Sittingbourne
East Sussex
ME10 1JS

Phone:    01795 426091
Email:     kate.martin@swale.at
Website: swale.at
 

Swale Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a Trustee/Director to join our established Trust Board.

 

Our Trust is one of the South East’s leading Multi-Academy Trusts comprising 19 primary and secondary schools. Our purpose is to develop good and outstanding schools and ensure the rapid improvement of schools with challenges. Our Trust Board is an experienced group of Trustees/non-executive Directors who hold the executive to account through a process of robust challenge and support. w

 

Hours of work: Occasional

Working pattern: Part-time

Closing date: Friday 09 December 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Swale Academies Trust, Ashdown House, Johnson Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1JS

Phone:    01795 426091

Email:     kate.martin@swale.at

Website: www.swale.at

 

The role entails a minimum of six Board meetings per year, usually based in Kent and in person (with the option to attend virtually if required), and a place on a sub-committee, such as Audit and Risk, Remuneration or the Secondary Executive Board. The areas of expertise we are looking for are as follows:

  • Secondary Education
  • Human Resources
  • Finance/Audit
  • Estate Management
  • Health and Safety

 

Please see attached a description of the role. For more information about the Trust's Governance Structure, please visit our Governance Page.  This is an unpaid voluntary role although reasonable expenses will be covered.

 

To apply, please send a CV or an expression of interest outlining your experience, to the Trust Governance Officer, Kate Martin on kate.martin@swale.at or via the Trust’s address below. An informal discussion can be arranged prior to application via the same email address or by telephoning Kate Martin on 01795 418560.

 

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

 

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / CVs on file once the position is filled.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/29128

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Sittingbourne, Kent

  • Salary

  • Closing date
  • 09/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • Swale Academies Trust

  • Contract type
  • Casual

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • Occasional

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education