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Peridot Partners
Lincolnshire, the Humber, North, South, East and West Yorkshire
Unremunerated with reasonable expenses paid
Closing date
4 Jan 2024

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Charity and not for profit, Education
Salary band
Part Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Bring your professional expertise to the Board of TEC Partnership, one of England’s largest providers of further and higher education, as they go from strength to strength in providing high-quality vocational and technical education.

Location: Lincolnshire, the Humber, North, South, East and West Yorkshire

Salary: Unremunerated with reasonable expenses paid

Time commitment: Maximum 10 hours per month

Closing date: 9 a.m. Monday 5th February 2024

About the role

With a presence in 15 locations between the historic seaside towns of Scarborough in the North and Skegness in the South, TEC Partnership delivers wide-ranging, high-quality, further education provision to 20,000 students each year. Additional pockets of provision are also delivered across the East and West Midlands, giving the organisation one of the widest catchments of any further education college in the country.

Following successful mergers, the appointment of our CEO, the formation of a new management team, and more recently, an independent review of governance, this recruitment process represents an exciting next chapter for TEC Partnership. The first chapter having been the successful appoints of our Chair of Corporation, Director of Governance, and Chair of Audit Committee earlier this year.

As a Governor of TEC Partnership, you will have the opportunity to support an organisation which is delivering outstanding, inclusive education to thousands of students, many of whom live and work in some of the most deprived communities in the country. You will be able to use your professional expertise to challenge, scrutinise and advise us as we look to further strengthen our governance and improve our organisational performance.

Through your understanding of the needs of the communities we serve and the stakeholders we partner with, you will be contributing to the successful delivery of our mission, striving for excellence and innovation in all that the organisation does. With your support, scrutiny and advice, we will be able to achieve our strategic goals and improve opportunities for our students for generations to come.

Who we are looking for

Recent organisational developments coupled with our growing reputation as a vibrant, socially and community-focused organisation have given our Board a renewed and re-energised focus on enhancing the effectiveness of our corporate governance and achieving the plans set out in our governance plan.

To ensure that our governance continues to thrive, that our committees offer the necessary robust scrutiny, and to be in a position where we can offer our executive leaders relevant support and advice, we are seeking to appoint six new members to our Board. Each appointed person will join the Governing Board of TEC Partnership as well as a sub-committee which best aligns with their area of expertise and interests.

Through these appointments, we are seeking to add additional value to our strategic discussions and ensure these align with our core mission and organisational values: respect, ambition, inclusiveness, and sustainability.

We are looking to engage the following areas of expertise to further enhance the support, challenge and professional discussion around our Board:

  • Finance expertise
  • Community development
  • HR expertise
  • Leaders of businesses across our region
  • SEND expertise


Peridot Partners and TEC Partnership are, together, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and our client expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references before any final offer can be made.


Please click 'Apply on website’ to be redirected to the Peridot Partners website, where you can find full details of the candidate profile and register your interest to apply.

Applications for this role close at 9 a.m. Monday 5th February 2024.

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