Recruitment of Trustees

The Gallery Trust is currently recruiting to the Board of Trustees, and is seeking three trustees. The role is voluntary and provides a rewarding opportunity to contribute to the work of the Trust.

As a key member of the Board, you will support the Trust in achieving the following priorities over the next 12 – 24 months:

  • Ensuring that the Trust’s infrastructure, governance and financial arrangements continue to effectively promote the agreed objectives, vision and values at a time of growth and expansion
  • Developing and consolidating the relationship with the Local Authority and other stakeholders, including the DfE (Department for Education) and RSC (Regional Schools Commissioner), and establishing the position of the Trust as a key strategic partner in improving outcomes for pupils with SEND in Oxfordshire
  • Consolidating the Trust’s position as a key employer of SEND staff in the county, embedding a successful workforce development strategy that includes recruitment, succession planning, developing future leaders and career development

The Trust’s future plans include consolidation of existing provision, and expansion through converting schools, sponsor schools, satellite provision and resource bases. Notable plans include two free special schools in the pre-opening phase.

Expressions of interests from individuals who have suitable experience are warmly welcomed. Please submit the enquiry form provided below. Candidates may come from business, and employment in areas such as finance, property management and estates, IT, law and compliance. Equally, candidates may have experience working in local communities and in the voluntary sector. All candidates will want to make a real difference to the lives of students with special educational needs and disabilities and their families.

Further information is available in The Trust’s Trustee recruitment information pack, available here.

If you are interested in finding out more, please provide your contact details on the enquiry form, and we will get in touch. We will be delighted to hear from you.

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