Non-Executive Director at Lingfield Education Trust

The board seeks three business leaders with board level experience in

  • Legal
  • Business/Finance development
  • Marketing and PR

As a key member of the board you will support the trust in achieving the following over the next 12 - 24 months:

  1. Growth - expansion of the trust as a whole, with the potential to sponsor new projects;
  2. Sustainability - building sustainability further by developing a hub of schools in Tees Valley;
  3. Collaboration - working with other academy trusts in the North East.

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 ambassador network which provides resources, guidance, networking events and webinars to support you in your role.

All roles are pro bono.

People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

What next?

Please register your interest now to be considered for the role.

A full trust specification is available at

Please be aware the closing date may change if we have received sufficient applications.