Non-Executive Directors at Mitton Manor Primary Academy

New Schools Network
05 Jan 2021
04 Feb 2021
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Mitton Manor Primary Academy in Gloucestershire seeks one non-executive/director with finance and governance skills to join its board. Board meetings are held at GL20 8AR when safe to do so.

The Academy Ambassadors programme brings the expertise of the business world onto boards at multi-academy trusts (MATs) throughout the country to raise standards of education and improve the life chances of young people, which is critical to our social and economic success.

The opportunity

Mitton Manor Primary Academy is a community orientated, single academy trust based in Gloucestershire which oversees a budget of £1m, 25 employees and 204 pupils. The trust aims to refresh its strategic plan in Spring 2021 and seeks one new trustee with financial and governance expertise to support its development, plus one new Member. Board and Member meetings will be held virtually or at Mitton Manor Primary Academy, GL20 8AR.

The board seeks one business leaders with board level experience in
  • Finance
  • Corporate governance or
  • Legal/Compliance or
  • Risk

As a key member of the board you will support the trust in achieving the following over the next 12 - 24 months:
  • To enhance the quality and effectiveness of governance
  • To ensure long term financial sustainability
  • To narrow the gap between attainment of disadvantaged pupils, including those with special educational needs and disabilities, and their peers.

What's involved?

Board governance in education is a strategic, 'eyes on, hands off' commitment which typically involves attending c. six board meetings per year/6-8 hours' time per month.

You will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the effective and efficient performance management of staff; and
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent

As an Academy Ambassador, you will join our ambassador network which provides resources, guidance, networking events and webinars to support you in your role.

All roles are pro bono.

People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

What next?

Please register your interest now to be considered for the role.

A full trust specification is available on the Academy Ambassadors Board Opportunities page.

Please be aware the closing date may change if we have received sufficient applications.

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