Chair of the Board

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Academy Trust
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Unremunerated but with reasonable expenses paid
17th Jul 2017
Start Date:
Fulwood Academy Trust
Job Ref:

Chair of the Board

Fulwood Academy Trust

Fulwood Academy Trust is looking to appoint a Chair of the Board, to lead the Trust through the next stage in its development. Currently operating as a single academy trust with Fulwood Academy, following recent and sustained improvements, it is the Trust’s aim to create a multi-academy trust focusing on growth initially in the Preston area.

This is a key strategic role, at the leading edge of the academies agenda. The successful candidate will not only play a pivotal role in the continued success of Fulwood Academy, but will influence and drive expansion across the trust.

Being Fulwood Academy Trust’s vocal advocate and increasing the Trust’s profile locally, regionally and nationally, forging new and exciting links will be crucial to the future plans.

Ideally, you will have a broad knowledge of law governing aspects of education, governance, health and safety legislation, charities and financial acumen, to offer oversight and accountability of the internal operation of the trust. This will be combined with excellent leadership qualities, communication and organisational skills.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone operating at a senior level in the education sector, who wishes to offer their range of skills and experience to benefit the Trust and communities it serves.

In return, you’ll find an organisation committed to improvements across the broader education sector, providing development opportunities for all stakeholders.

To learn more about this unique opportunity please visit

If you wish to have a confidential conversation about the role, please do not hesitate to contact Helen Stevenson on 0113 287 8445 or email

Closing date: 10am, Monday 14 August 2017.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This is a voluntary and unremunerated position. However, reasonable expenses incurred on business of Fulwood Academy Trust may be reimbursed.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Fulwood Academy Trust
Tel: 0113 287 8445
Contact: Helen Stevenson

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