The 'small print' - commitment of a NED role

  • Non-executive directors usually contribute between eight and twelve hours per month for board meetings and preparation.
  • Most appointments are made for a term of three to four years, however the length of your term will be agreed on appointment.
  • Board positions recruited via the Academy Ambassadors Programme are pro-bono and are not remunerated. Non-executive director expenses may be paid by the trust.
  • All candidates working with the Academy Ambassadors Programme are expected to meet the standards of conduct detailed in the DfE Model Articles of Association
  • and the Nolan Principles of Public Life. Find out more. 
  • Full terms and conditions are available online. 
  • Eligibility for the Academy Ambassadors Programme Candidate Pool.

All NEDs appointed will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check by the appointing trust and references will be taken up by the trust.