The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust (TDLPT)

East of England and North East London | St Neots
  • CEO/ General Management
  • Property/Estate management
Deadline date: 12th December 2020

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust, comprising thirteen schools in Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, seeks a new non-executive director to join its board during an exciting period of growth. The Trust is dedicated to providing positive outcomes for all in an area of underachievement. Individuals with strategic property and estate management expertise are sought to provide oversight of expanding budgets in 2020. Board meetings are held in St. Neots, Cambridgeshire

The opportunity

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust, comprising thirteen schools in Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, seeks a new non-executive director to join its board during an exciting period of growth. The Trust is dedicated to providing positive outcomes for all in an area of underachievement. Individuals with strategic property and estate management expertise are sought to provide oversight of expanding budgets in 2020. Board meetings are held in St. Neots, Cambridgeshire

The board seeks a senior business leader with expertise in
  • Property and estates management
As a key member of the board you will support the trust in achieving the following over the next 12 – 24 months:
  • Growth – the trust continues to grow with its first secondary school joining in March 2020; the trust anticipates implementing new strategies as it increases its provision.
  • Financial budgets – the trust plans to manage budgets efficiently in order to ensure sufficient provision in a local authority with a High Needs Fund deficit.
  • Further improve the efficiency of the trust property management function.
What’s involved?

Board governance in education is a strategic, ‘eyes on, hands off’ commitment which typically involves attending c. six board meetings per year/6-8 hours’ time per month.

You will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the effective and efficient performance management of staff; and
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent

 As an Academy Ambassador, you will join our Ambassadors alumni network which provides resources, guidance, networking events and webinars to support you in your role. All roles are pro bono.

What next?

File A full trust specification is available here.

 

We strongly recommend applying as early as you can to have the best possible chance of being considered as we may change the closing date if we have received sufficient applications.