Education Trustee

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Fixed Term
Salary Description:
Expenses paid
13th Mar 2019
Start Date:
Central YMCA
Job Ref:

Location: Central London (10 meetings per year)
Remuneration: Expenses paid
Closing date: 05 April 2019

Are you an experienced education professional passionate about the importance of education and wellbeing in 21st Century Britain?

A champion of vocational learning as a viable and exciting alternative to the established academic norm?

Someone who believes that building positive, healthy relationships within your community provides the bedrock for a happy, healthy more fulfilled life?

If so, we’d like you to consider becoming our next Trustee…

We are looking for someone to join our Board who is committed to the values of Central YMCA and has a genuine interest in the work we do. This is an exciting role at a time of significant change that will give challenge and reward in equal measure.

About the charity

Central YMCA is the founding Association of the world’s largest global youth movement which began life in 1844. Our ambition is for every individual to thrive in body, mind and spirit, through imaginative and healthy activity, creative learning programmes and supportive social opportunities.

Through our five operations, three of which are national, YMCA Awards; YMCAfit; YMCA Training; YMCA Club and One KX, we exist to enable the personal and professional development of young people and those in need, within our local communities in London and across England.

About the role and you

All Trustees need to be able to provide effective strategic oversight of the charity’s activities. We are seeking a new member with experience of working at a senior level in a post-16 education or vocational education setting or local authority involved in education strategy. This role will support the Board to monitor the performance and quality of our education provision to ensure the best possible outcomes for our learners.

You will have an understanding of the regulatory framework in education including the requirements of the Ofsted common inspection framework and ideally a strong working knowledge of the government’s safeguarding, Prevent and child protection strategies.

The Board currently meets ten times a year which includes an annual away day to focus on strategy. The role is unremunerated but reasonable expenses will be covered and any required training will be provided.

How to apply For more information and details of how to apply, please contact

Central YMCA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Everyone who applies for paid employment or volunteer activities with us will undertake a relevant check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and must provide evidence of their identity and two references.

At Central YMCA, we are also committed to championing equality, diversity and inclusion in all our employment practices and activities and welcome expressions of interest from all sections of society. We aim to appoint individuals based solely on their applicable skills, knowledge, experience and attitudes.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Central YMCA
Tel: n/a
Contact: Fenella Filmer

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