Governance

Current Vacancy

We currently have a position for a Non-executive Director on the board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees is accountable for the performance of the trust. The role of the trustee is to set strategy and hold the Executive Headteacher to account for delivery of that strategy and performance (including compliance).

The competencies required for this role include:

 

Essential

–       CEO/ General Management

–       Growth Management

–       Risk

 

Desirable

–       Corporate Governance

–       HR

–       Marketing

Person specification

The trust seeks a trustee with exceptional business skills to join its board and support the trust in delivering improvement, growth and transformation. Candidates with experience of effective marketing strategy (with the aim of business growth) are welcomed alongside applicants with experience in management of a complex organisation with multiple sites/subsidiaries.

 

Time commitment

6 hours /month minimum.

Applications

The Trust welcomes potential candidates for school visits, and further conversation around the advertised role. If you are interested in applying for the role, or require further information please send your CV and a short expression of interest to Lauren Jones, (Clerk to the Trust Board) at ljones@aatrust.co.uk. Please note candidates should live within reasonable travelling distance of the trust and/or have a link with the region.

More Information

Trustee Job Advert and Personal Specification

 

Key dates

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. Applicants should be aware of the following key dates in the recruitment process –

 

Closing date: Friday, 17th July 2020– please note recruitment may close early if sufficient applications are received.

In this section you can find out more about our role in the Amethyst Trust, the work we do, who we are and how you can contact us.
The main role of the Governing Body is to provide strategic leadership and work with the headteacher and staff to ensure our school provides good quality education and continues to strive for excellence through supporting, promoting and monitoring learning and learning outcomes.

The Strategic Role

In this role, governors:
• Play a lead part in planning and setting School Improvement Priorities and directing school resources
• Set policies to ensure the school achieves its aims and objectives together with monitoring and evaluating progress towards them
• Focus on raising standards of achievement, establishing high expectations and promoting effective teaching and learning so that every pupil achieves his/her full potential
• Ensure that there are systems in place to monitor progress. Use evidence to review progress against targets to see whether policies and practices are effective.
• Benchmark school achievements.

The Critical Friend Role

In this role, governors:
• Act as a source of challenge to the headteacher as well as providing support and guidance
• Recognise and celebrate achievements and under performance
• Encourage strategies and bring about improvement.

The Accountability Role

In this role, governors:
• Discuss, question and refine proposals while respecting the professional roles of the headteacher and other staff and their responsibilities for management of the school.
• Are prepared to account for the school’s performance and to explain its decisions and actions to anyone who has a legitimate interest.

PSC Register

The company knows or has reasonable cause to believe that there is no registrable person or registrable relevant legal entity to the company.

All trustees can be contacted via any of the means published on our Contact page.

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Company Documents

Helen Bourton: Director
Date appointed: 07/12/2016
To: 07/12/2020
Name of Business: N/A
Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare
Date of Declaration: 11/09/2019
Traded with AAT: N/A
Nicola Davis: Executive Principal, Director
Date Appointed: 01/01/2012
Term of Office: 14/11/2016 – 13/11/2020
Name of Business: N/A
Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare
Date of Declaration: 16/09/2019
Traded with AAT: N/A
Jim Inglis: Director
Date Appointed: 01/01/2012
To: 01/01/2024
Name of Business: Circles Network Vision Homes
Nature of Interest: Chair
Date of Declaration: 15/10/2019
Traded with AAT: No
Mick Marks: Director
Date Appointed: 09/12/2015
To: 23/10/2023
Name of Business: N/A
Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare
Date of Declaration: 12/09/2019
Traded with AAT: N/A
Sue Reid: Director
Date Appointed: 07/12/2016
To: 07/12/2020
Name of Business: N/A
Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare
Date of Declaration: 20/09/2019
Traded with AAT: N/A
Bob Stephenson: Director, Member
Date Appointed: 01/01/2012
To: 01/01/2024
Name of Business: N/A
Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare
Date of Declaration: 12/09/2019
Traded with AAT: N/A
Christine Thomas: Director (Resigned 24/10/2019)
Date Appointed: 09/01/2016
Term of Office: 4 Years
Name of Business: N/A
Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare
Date of Declaration: 04/12/2017
Traded with AAT: N/A
Robert Grant: Director
Date Appointed: 04/07/2019
To: 03/07/2023
Name of Business: N/A
Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare
Date of Declaration: 01/10/2019
Traded with AAT: N/A
Teresa Beazley: Director
Date Appointed: 24/10/2019
To: 23/10/2023
Name of Business: N/A
Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare
Date of Declaration: 11/09/2019
Traded with AAT: N/A
Directors Attendance 2019-2020
Name04/07/201924/10/201905/04/2020Ad Hoc Covid
19/05/2020
11/06/2020
Helen Bourtonxxx
Nicola Davis
Jim Inglis
Mick Marksx
Sue Reidx
Bob Stephenson
Christine Thomas (Resigned 24/10/2019)xxxxx
Teresa Beazleyx
Robert Grantx