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Governor (Strategic Projects)

Application deadline
April 21, 2024 12:00 pm
Employment type
Voluntary hours. Ideal to work around current role with an average of 2 meetings a month including Corporation meetings.
Telford College - Wellington, Telford
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Potential interview date
Vacancy reference
About the role

Becoming a member of the Telford College Corporation is the primary responsibility of individuals interested in serving as governors. Becoming a governor of Telford College Corporation is a unique opportunity to contribute to the strategic direction and governance of the college. As a governor, you will play a crucial role in shaping policies, overseeing financial management, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality education and services to our students and the wider community.

Governors are responsible for providing oversight and guidance on key issues such as curriculum development, student welfare, staff recruitment, and campus facilities. Your input will help drive continuous improvement and ensure that Telford College remains a vibrant centre for learning and innovation.

Our governors are passionate about education, possess strong leadership skills and are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. By becoming a governor, you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our students and the future of our college.

We are currently seeking an individual to be a member of our Strategic Project Focus Group (SPFG) committee within the Telford College Corporation.

The purpose of the SPFG committee is to oversee strategic projects, including major capital projects. This committee is of particular significance at present with exciting developments for the college in the towns Station Quarter.

Key Responsibilities
  • To monitor progress against key project milestones, both physical and financial.
  • To receive assurance of systems being in place to secure value for money and effectively identify and manage risk.
  • To play the role of critical friend by providing both support and challenge.
  • To report to the Corporation, highlighting any areas of risk or unexpected impact.
Skills, knowledge and expertise
  • Capital & Estates facilities experience at a senior level.