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Academy Trustee & Chair of Finance, Premises and Personnel Committee

The Highcrest Academy
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Volunteer as Chair of Finance, Premises, and Personnel Committee to help our students Aspire and Achieve

Are you passionate about making a difference in secondary education? Do you have a keen interest in financial management and operations? If so, we invite you to consider joining The Highcrest Academy as a Volunteer Trustee to chair our Finance, Premises, and Personnel Committee.

As a Trustee at The Highcrest Academy, you will play a pivotal role in leading the development of strategic plans, ensuring the effective management of finances and resources, and promoting the well-being and development of our students. Working closely with our dedicated board of trustees, Principal, and school business manager, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the continuous improvement of our academy and support our students in realising their aspirations and achieving their full potential.

Benefits of Becoming a Volunteer Trustee:

  1. Make a Meaningful Impact: By volunteering as a Trustee, you will have the opportunity to directly influence the strategic direction and governance of our academy, helping to shape the future of education and positively impact the lives of our students.

  2. Professional Development: As a Trustee, you will gain valuable experience in governance, financial management, and leadership, enhancing your skills and expanding your professional network.

  3. Personal Fulfillment: Serving as a Trustee allows you to give back to your community and make a lasting difference in the lives of young people, fostering a sense of personal fulfillment and satisfaction.

What's Involved:

  • Chairing effective meetings and fostering teamwork within the Finance, Premises, and Personnel Committee.
  • Leading the development of strategic plans aligned with our academy's vision and core aims.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory financial requirements and best practices.
  • Overseeing budget scrutiny, internal control, risk management, and external audit processes.

If you share our vision of creating a happy, caring, and inclusive community where every student has the opportunity to aspire and achieve their unique ambitions, we would love to hear from you. Join us in our mission to empower students, nurture talent, and build a brighter future for generations to come.

Apply Today and Make a Difference!

If you might be interested in this role, or know someone who might be suitable, please contact our Chair of Trustees Susan Jollands on

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