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Become a Governor

Are you looking to develop your board skills? Or to use the skills and experience you have gained to give back to your community and help others succeed?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you as a Board Member at Gloucestershire College.

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Become a Governor

About Gloucestershire College

Located at three campuses across the county of Gloucestershire and employing over 800 people, Gloucestershire College is a large, successful, and financially resilient College of Further Education, judged as Good in its latest Ofsted inspection.

Shaping the future

We are looking for individuals from a wide range of backgrounds with the skills, experience, and commitment to play a pivotal role in shaping all aspects of the future of the College but particularly with expertise in the following areas:

· Recent post -16/further education at senior practitioner level.

· Finance, with a technical accounting, budgeting, and forecasting background. Experience in strategic planning desirable.

· Audit, risk management and assurance.

· Public sector including government/LEP/local skills plans/funding streams.

· Digital technology including cyber and AI.

Shaping the future

Governance responsibilities:

· Determining the College’s educational character.

· Setting and communicating the College’s strategy and goals.

· Holding the management team to account for the educational performance and quality of the College, and for the performance of staff.

· Exercising effective control to ensure that public funds and assets are protected, the College remains solvent and legal obligations are met.

For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our Clerk to the Board of Governors, Justine Cosson:

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In return, you will benefit from joining a high-performing board and thriving College, with the opportunity to develop your professional skills, contribute to the local community and transform lives.
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