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Trustee at Community Schools Trust

Community Schools Trust
London and Norfolk
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Practice area
Education law
Contract type
Not applicable
Voluntary, panel member and trustee

Trustee at Community Schools Trust

Responsible to:          Chair of the MAT Board

Remuneration: Not applicable - voluntary position

Are you a committed, visionary professional who is passionate about education and community impact? Community Schools Trust is seeking an exceptional individual to serve as a Trustee and help shape the future of education in London and Norfolk.

The role is multifaceted, involving setting the vision and strategic direction of the trust, overseeing budget allocation, agreeing on policies and procedures, holding the CEO accountable, and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements.

Trustees are expected to attend meetings once per half term in the evening, participate in school visits, undergo induction and safeguarding training, and adhere to the Trust's Code of Conduct and the Seven Principles of Public Life. The Trust values diversity and seeks Trustees from various backgrounds who are passionate about education and maximizing the Trust's effectiveness.  We particularly welcome applications from women and people from black and global majority backgrounds.

About Us

Community Schools Trust is an established multi-academy trust (MAT) with a proven track record of creating extraordinary outcomes for students from all backgrounds. Our aim is simple - to provide a first-rate education for every child and to create outstanding schools that change perceptions and expectations across whole communities.

If you are ready to make a lasting impact and lead transformative change in education, we invite you to join us. We are particularly interested in applications from people with the skills and experience in the areas outlined below:

  • Audit Finance and Risk: (Ideally, we would like somebody with these skills to sit on our new Audit and Risk Committee from September.)
  • Law
  • Education/Behaviour
  • Knowledge and understanding of the communities that our Trust serves


We hope you will apply and look forward to hearing from you!

How to apply: To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and vision for Community Schools Trust. Applications should be sent to  by Wednesday 24th April.


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