NHSG - Do you have a passion for girls’ education? School Governing Board Opportunity

Do you have a passion for girls’ education? School Governing Board Opportunity

April 30, 2024

If you have a passion for empowering girls through the delivery of an outstanding education and are able to give time and expertise to supporting a school in delivering its aims then please read on.

We are looking to recruit a new member to the NHSG School Governing Board (SGB). This is an advisory board where you will have the opportunity to contribute to the future success of NHSG by:

  • Considering and providing constructive feedback into the strategic development and performance of the school through the context of a local lens and overall GDST strategy
  • Acting as an Ambassador for the school, and for GDST, within the local community
  • Supporting the Head and school Senior Leadership Team by acting as a critical friend, and by having an active interest and presence in the life of the school, including supporting events and fundraising initiatives

As a member of the SGB, you will be expected to:

  • attend termly informal and formal SGB meetings
  • scrutinise SGB papers and reports as appropriate
  • take an active interest in, and contribute to, the life of the school for the benefit of the pupils and all those within the school community.
  • Attend GDST-led training and events

In return, you will join an engaged and friendly board and staff team who are focused on the delivery of the school’s vision to be a champion of excellence in all-girl education and to empower girls to be the leaders, trailblazers and world shapers of the future.

What skills do I need?

We are seeking applications from a wide range of professions and commitment and dedication to the role, plus a passion for NHSG and girls’ education, are the prerequisites. You should be an experienced professional who is highly regarded within your field and able to fulfil the strategic requirement of the role.

Role Job Description
GDST At a Glance Guide
SGB Council Regulations

What else do I need to know?

This is a voluntary role with a tenure of three years.

How do I make an application?

If you would like to apply for the role, then please submit your CV along with either a covering letter or a personal statement explaining why you are interested in the role, to Ms I Williams, i.williams@ncl.gdst.net There are no restrictions to the format you use for your application.

The deadline for application is: Friday 17th May 2024.

The SGB Nominations Committee will review your application and successful applicants will be invited to discuss their application further on Tuesday 11th June 2024.

Final stage applicants will be invited to meet the Chair of the SGB as well as the Head of NHSG on Thursday 13th June 2024.

If this is an opportunity that excites you, and you believe you can contribute to the ongoing success of NHSG, we’d love to hear from you.