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Trustee / Director

💰 Voluntary
⌛ 29/07/2024

School Governor / Trustee

Become a Volunteer Trustee/Director for Farney Close School: Shape the Future of Special Education.

Are you dedicated to creating positive change for children with special needs? Do you have the vision and leadership skills to guide a renowned special needs school and charity in the UK? If so, we invite you to join our Board of Trustees as a Trustee Director.

About Us

At Farney Close School, we are committed to providing outstanding education, care and support for children with a range of special educational needs. Our school is a sanctuary for learning and growth, where each child is empowered to achieve their full potential through tailored education and care.

The Role

We are seeking dynamic and committed individuals to join our Board of Trustees as Trustee Directors. In this vital role you will be instrumental in providing strategic leadership and governance to our school and charity, ensuring that we continue to thrive and serve our community effectively.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction and oversight for the school and charity.
  • Ensure the charity’s resources are used effectively and sustainably.
  • Support and challenge the Senior Leadership Team to achieve the best outcomes for our students.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance and impact of the charity’s work.
  • Act as an ambassador for the school and charity, fostering relationships with stakeholders and the wider community.

What We Are Looking For

We welcome applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Previous experience in education, governance, or charity work is advantageous but not essential. We seek individuals who are:

  • Passionate about the education and welfare of children with special needs.
  • Committed to our mission and values.
  • Experienced in strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Skilled in financial oversight and resource management.
  • Effective communicators with the ability to collaborate and influence.
  • Willing to dedicate time and expertise to drive the charity forward.

Benefits of Being a Trustee Director

As a Trustee Director, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of children with special needs and their families. In return, you will gain:

  • A deep sense of fulfilment from contributing to a meaningful cause.
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development.
  • Experience in governance, strategic leadership, and charity management.
  • A chance to network with other dedicated professionals and community leaders.

Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: Education, Care, Safeguarding, Finance, Estates & Buildings.

How to Apply

If you are inspired to help us shape a brighter future for children with special needs, we would love to hear from you. Please email:

Join us in making a lasting difference at Farney Close. Be a part of something extraordinary.

For more information about our school and charity, please visit our website,

Farney Close is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: Monday 29th July 2024

We are looking for new Trustees/Directors to join us from September 2024, however we would welcome applications throughout the year.

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