Trustees – Achievement for All Education Trust

Achievement for All Education Trust is an independent not for profit company that provides high-value, high-quality support to schools, to transform the lives of all children n and young people.

Based in Newbury, Berkshire the Trust began in September 2018 working with its first academy and as we move into our second year, we are looking for new non-Exec Directors to broaden the skill set and support our expansion strategy and plans in the South.

We have a unique offer to schools supported by an amazing team of education professionals. If you feel you have the time and motivation to join us in supporting excellence for all in education.

The Trust seeks individuals who can commit to its values and principles and possess short and long-term strategic vision and understand the difference between the Executive’s role in operation and delivery compared to the Trust board’s role in setting the strategy and providing good governance.

As the Trust is on a growth trajectory, experience of managing and overseeing the complexities and challenges of growth in a medium-sized non-profit or charity is highly desirable. Experience in managing risk, especially in relation to growth, is likewise highly desirable.

We would be particularly pleased to hear from candidates with

  • Accountancy and audit (ideally a qualified accountant and/or experience in working with school or academy trust finance)
  • Asset management / premises management (ideally a surveyor or former Academy Trust or LA Premises manager)

We welcome all applicants and commit to treat everyone equally, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, religious or other philosophical belief, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, or pregnancy or maternity / paternity.

The role is unremunerated however travel expenses will be covered to attend meetings in Newbury.

Further details about the Trust and the role are provided in the Candidate Recruitment pack. Please send CV and covering letter by email to   recruitment@afaeducation.org.

For an informal discussion please call Nicola Laverton, Head of HR on 01635 279497

Closing date:   24 November 2019

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