DO YOU WANT TO PLAY A PART IN AN EXCEPTIONAL COLLEGE AND HELP TRANSFORM LIVES THROUGH LEARNING?
“Inspiring the community through learning for all.”
South Devon College is an ambitious and successful Further Education College. The College is currently rated OFSTED Good, TEF Gold and Investors in People Platinum. Its wide-ranging provision includes a High School for 14-16 year-olds, a Sixth Form for 16-18 year olds, Apprenticeship Programmes, Adult Learning and a University Centre with Foundation Degree Awarding Powers.
As a member of the Governing Body you will use your experience and expertise to help inform the strategic direction of the College, and ensure that all of its activities are conducted to the highest possible standard thereby ensuring a positive impact for all of its learners. You will be a ‘critical friend’ to the Leadership Team and a pro-active ambassador for the College.
The Governing Body currently has two Board vacancies. We welcome expressions of interest from all sections of our community. During 2022/23 we are particularly keen to attract people who have a strong professional background and experience in any of the following areas:
- Data Management/Analytics
- Sustainability, Energy and Carbon Management
- Commercial or Business Development, especially successful local entrepreneurs
- Property and Estates
What it’s like to be a South Devon College governor
At South Devon College you will be part of a diverse and committed team that supports continuous improvement for the benefit of the local community. Governors are highly valued at South Devon College – we offer ongoing support in the role as well as professional development opportunities.
More information about the role, including a role description, is available here.
To apply, please submit a letter, no more than two pages, explaining why you wish to become a Governor and the contribution you believe you would make to the College, together with a summary CV (again no more than two pages or a link to an up-to-date LinkedIn profile that captures your professional skills and experiences to date) to Lisa Keay, Head of Governance.
The College’s Search & Governance Committee considers all applications, and applicants are normally invited to visit the College as part of the appointment process. The next round of interviews is scheduled to take place from 3pm on Thursday 26th January 2023. If you wish to be considered for this round of interviews please send your expression of interest to the Head of Governance by Monday 16th January 2023. Earlier applications are strongly encouraged as interviews for these vacancies can be brought forward for those keen to find out more about this voluntary role.
If you would like to find out more about the role before expressing your interest please do contact the Head of Governance in confidence on:
Email: [email protected]
Address: South Devon College, Vantage Point, Long Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7EJ.