Chair of Trustees, Altus Education Partnership

Satis Education

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Chair of Trustees, Altus Education Partnership


Satis Education

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  • An effective chair with the ability to fulfil strategic non-executive leadership roles;
  • Mindful of their responsibilities under equality legislation and to the role of governing boards in contributing to the wider education system in an increasingly diverse society.

The Chair of Trustees will:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the board of trustees and enables the board to fulfil their responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of the trust;
  • Ensure that the trust pursues its Objects as defined in its articles of association, charity law, company law, public law and other relevant legislation/regulations determined by the Education and Skills Funding Agency;
  • Work in partnership with the CEO to support the employees, helping them achieve the aims of the trust; and to optimise the relationship between the board of trustees and the staff;
  • Facilitate the Board of Trustees to make excellent, well-rounded and considered strategic decisions.

If you have the requisite experience for the role, and share our passion and commitment to helping young people realise their academic potential, we’d love to hear from you.To find out more and register your interest for the role, please visitIf you have any questions or queries about the role, please do not hesitate to get in touch by contacting Helen Stevenson at Satis Education on 07729 024631 or email

  • The closing date for application is: Friday 19th April 2024 at 9:00am
  • Interviews will be held: To be confirmed

Altus Education Partnership is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for all roles. All candidates will also be subject to an online search for information about you as part of our due diligence and commitment to safeguarding.Locations RochdaleContact DirectorRochdaleLeadership Recruitment for Schools and TrustsSatis Education is a sector-leading executive recruitment organisation, providing expert support to trusts on the recruitment of Chief Executives; Executive and Operational leaders; Principals and Headteachers; and other senior leaders. We have recruited many dozens of senior executive leaders to academy trusts and schools nationwide; developing longstanding partnerships with trustees, governors and CEOs who trust us to deliver high quality leadership recruitment when they need it.About The Team @ Satis EducationWe aim to offer high quality support ensuring maximum value for money for every client. We work in partnership with headteachers, education leaders and governing bodies across schools and academies, multi academy trusts, dioceses and local authorities to provide bespoke packages of support.As an ethical business we are committed to our mission of supporting the delivery of a world class education for every child regardless of background or ability. By working together we can support many more children and young people as they progress through their learning journey.Founded in 2017 careersite–jobs–form-overlay#showFormOverlay”>Apply for this job jobs–overlay#closeOverlay”>RochdaleChair of Trustees, Altus Education PartnershipLoading application formCareer site

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Rochdale, Greater Manchester

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Wed, 27 Mar 2024 00:24:01 GMT

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