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College Governor - Advancing the future of young people, industry, and communities

Employer
Sparsholt College Group
Location
Hampshire (GB)
Salary
Voluntary position, expenses paid
Closing date
16 Feb 2024

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Sector
Charity and not for profit, Education, Board trustees
Salary band
Unremunerated
Hours
Part Time
Where will they be working?
Flexible

Job Details

The diverse skills and insights of our board members support the organisation to successfully navigate the challenges of an ever-evolving education landscape.   We are seeking a qualified accountant to either join our board as a governor or to become an independent co-opted member of our audit committee.  A commitment to effective governance is essential and onboarding and ongoing support is provided.

 

The board sets strategy, scrutinises performance and ensures the college meets its regulatory and funding requirements and maintains its financial sustainability.  We oversee an organisation with an annual income of c£30m, an extensive estate with specialist facilities and residential accommodation, and a diverse curriculum offer for around 5,000 students from a wide geographical area. . 

 

This role of college governor offers a stimulating and rewarding opportunity to play a pivotal part in guiding our future success, fostering innovation, and ensuring our commitment to inclusivity and sustainability.  The time commitment is around 60 hours per year for a governor or 15 hours per year for an audit committee co-opted member.

 

The college group includes the specialist land-based Sparsholt campus (near Winchester), the community tertiary Andover campus, and the specialist higher education provider University Centre Sparsholt, together with three wholly owned subsidiary companies.

Company

Established Hampshire-based further and higher education college group, delivering the education and skills needs of our communities, employers, and the regional/ national economy.  The Sparsholt College Group includes the specialist land-based Sparsholt campus (near Winchester), the community tertiary Andover campus, and the specialist higher education provider University Centre Sparsholt, together with three wholly owned subsidiary companies.  The board of governors is an independent statutory corporation and except charity, made up mainly of non-executive volunteers. With leadership and management rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted (2023), the diverse skills and insights of our board members support the organisation to successfully navigate the challenges of an ever-evolving education landscape. 

Company info
Website
Telephone
01962 797561
Location
Sparsholt
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 2NF
United Kingdom

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