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Board Member

Warwickshire and Worcestershire
expenses only
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Charity and not for profit, Education, Board trustees
Salary band
Contract type
Long term role
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Warwickshire College Group one of the leading further and higher education colleges in the UK, with six unique Colleges across two counties (Warwickshire and Worcestershire), we aim to deliver learning experiences which lead to the development of wider skill bases and improved destinations for all of our students.


We are the first college group in the UK to be granted Bachelor degree awarding powers alongside Foundation degree awarding powers by the Office for Students - meaning the academic quality and standards of our degrees are equal to any university.  WCG was delighted to be awarded the Queen’s Anniversary prize in 2021 for being a “leading provider of engineering apprenticeships in the Midlands,”


The Governing Body, is the highest level of decision-making in the college, having overall responsibility for the strategic direction and financial health of the institution. As a Governor you will be at the heart of the college, responsible for determining the education and training provided and the strategy for delivering it.


Our Governors bring a formidable wealth of diverse experience which supports the work of the College Leadership Team. You would be joining a Board of 20 governors 15 of which are non-executive appointments, joined by the Group CEO, two staff and two student governors. 


We are currently seeking to appoint high-calibre, motivated and dynamic new governors from a diverse range of backgrounds based in the West Midlands region (our Colleges are in Warwickshire and Worcestershire).


We would be interested in candidates with experience of  working at partner level and fully qualified individuals looking for their first Board position.


The role is non-remunerated, but expenses will be paid.

Further information

For an informal conversation about this opportunity please email Caroline Menadue, Clerk to the Corporation and Company Secretary:


How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this role please send the following to Caroline Menadue, Clerk to the Corporation and Company Secretary:


  • A covering letter (maximum two sides) explaining your interest in the role; A detailed CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements. A one paragraph profile. Details of two professional referees together with a brief statement of their relationship to you and over what period they have known you. Referees will not be contacted without your prior consent.

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest in our College.


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