The Board of Cheshire Academies Trust are looking for exceptional people to join our high performing Board to lead the strategic direction of the Trust and are inviting applications from enthusiastic individuals who have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas: Education; Governance; Finance; HR.

We welcome applications from candidates with a broad range of backgrounds, in particular individuals with connections to the Chester community. We are looking for a candidate with significant experience in a senior strategic thinking role with strong intellectual and analytical capabilities and ideally experience at Board level, although this is not essential.

The estimated time commitment is up to ten meetings per year. This is in addition to occasional academy visits and frequent email communication with Board and Senior Leadership Team colleagues. The Board is required to follow the principles of public conduct set out by the Nolan Committee, including the declaration of individual Trustees’ interests. This is a voluntary role and as such it is not paid. However the Trust will reimburse reasonable expenses incurred in carrying out Trust duties.

If you would like some more information regarding this role please refer to the 'Invitation of Expressions of Interest' and 'Board Member Job Description and Person Specification' documents. 


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