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Chair to the Corporation

Salary: Remunerated at £10,000

Organisation: Loughborough College

Location: Loughborough

Closing Date: 17 Mar 2024

Loughborough College is a dynamic and ambitious General Further Education college with a high reputation for academic and sporting excellence, offering post-16 education in the heart of Leicestershire. The college’s mission is “to transform and enrich lives through lifelong learning, empowering the workforce of tomorrow.” Our vision is “Broadening Horizons. Transforming Lives. Shaping Futures.” Meeting local, regional, and national skills needs is at the core of what we deliver, and we focus clearly on the destinations of our outstanding students.

The College has an extensive partnership with Loughborough University, is the home of the NFL Academy and works with 2,000 elite athletes each year. We also work closely with a range of blue-chip employers and stakeholders across several sectors, including 15 national governing bodies. We’re a successful and financially robust organisation, with an annual turnover of £44m. Currently, we are investing £30 million in our estate, including the Institute of Technology, Digital Skills Hub, state-of-the-art sports hall, and social spaces, firmly positioning the college as a destination of choice.

We are now seeking to appoint a Chair of the Corporation. You will have the responsibility for leading a dedicated group of high-performing board members who are passionate about the future success of the organisation whilst ensuring that the governance of the College remains effective and continues to be of the highest standard. As Chair, you will ensure that the Corporation has a clear direction and operates within the Instrument and Articles of Government. Additionally, you will need to offer support to the CEO & Principal, and the executive leadership team as they work to deliver on the College’s strategic priorities.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a committed individual to play a crucial role in shaping futures. You will have board experience, either in the education sector or a sector with synergy and knowledge of the landscape, a demonstrated understanding of good governance, coupled with an appreciation for procedure, policy, and expectations associated with the boardroom. You will combine strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead in an open and transparent way. To succeed in this role, you will have a genuine passion for education and a commitment to support Loughborough College in the next stages of our exciting journey.

If you believe that you have the vision, skills, expertise, and enthusiasm to make a difference and help us realise our ambitions, we want to hear from you.

Key Dates To Note:

Close Date: Sunday 17 March 2024

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Rachel West
Recruitment Manager
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For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Rachel on 075 515 75989 or

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