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Chair of the Finance Committee | Barnet and Southgate College

Peridot Partners
Barnet (London Borough), London (Greater) (GB)
Voluntary, expenses paid
Closing date
25 Mar 2024

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Charity and not for profit, Education, Board trustees
Salary band
Part Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Join the Board of Barnet and Southgate College as Chair of the Finance Committee, at a key and exciting time for the college as it enters a new and ambitious phase of its development.

Time commitment: Average of 4-8 hours per month.

Location: Barnet, North London

Applications close at: 9 a.m. Monday 25th March 2024.


About Barnet and Southgate College

Barnet and Southgate College provide education and training to more than 13,000 students, delivering more than 30 subjects across four main campuses.

Our college maintains a large and vibrant community that benefits our students in preparing them for progressing into the workplace, onto university and/or further qualifications – ultimately raising aspirations and providing greater opportunities to students of all ages, cultures and backgrounds. The diverse environment of our college offers an excellent opportunity to meet a broad range of people across our state-of-the-art campuses in Barnet and Southgate.

The college offers a broad range of full and part-time courses in A Levels, foundation degrees, technical and professional qualifications, vocational training, work skills training, apprenticeships plus education and employment pathways for people with learning difficulties and disabilities.

Whether students are looking for a course to progress onto university, a specific job or an apprenticeship, we recognise how important it is that our curriculum is aligned with the needs of our local economy, and we work closely with strategic partners to adapt the content of courses to ensure it is relevant to employers and university progression.

About the role

With ambitious plans for growth and expansion, coupled with the ever-present challenges faced by our sector, we now seek a new Chair of the Finance Committee to join our board.

We hope that this new addition will help offer expertise and guidance whilst providing appropriate scrutiny and challenge to our senior leaders on key matters.

Who we are looking for

We seek to appoint an experienced and qualified Chartered Accountant who has demonstrable experience of successfully working at a senior, strategic level during their career. You will also have a passion for education and a drive to build on our continued success for the benefit of its students, people, the local community and employers.

We are looking for someone with the ability to interpret, question and scrutinise statistical and financial information. You will also be able to constructively challenge and as part of the Board, hold the executive team to account whilst providing support and advice.

What matters most is that Governors are passionate about our mission, enthusiastic about joining the Barnet and Southgate College and are keen to contribute to our future success.

Peridot Partners and Barnet and Southgate College 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 candidate 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 25th March 2024.

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