Board Trustee

We're Hiring! A Board Trustee

Post: Board Trustee

Location: Edmonton, Greater London (Hybrid)

Hours: Voluntary, 10-20 Hours a Quarter

Initial Appointment Period: 2 Years

Interview Period: December 2022 - January 2023

Apply By: 13th November 2022, 23:59

Board Trustee at Edmonton Community Partnership

Role Description

We’re a successful charity seeking a local individual to join our board of trustees. Edmonton Community Partnership represents a network of 18 schools in Edmonton, North London. Since 2011 we have provided a wide range of projects to support members of the local community.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of local leaders shaping the future of our organisation. Edmonton Community Partnership has experienced fantastic growth over the last two years and are always seeking new ways to create even greater impact within our community. Serving on Edmonton Community Partnership’s board of trustees will provide real satisfaction as together we will raise aspirations and create new opportunities in our community.

Personal Skills & Qualities

  • Accomplished career involving business leadership and significant decision-making skills.
  • A resident of Enfield or member of our community and a passion for helping change the circumstances of those in need.
  • Willingness and ability to understand and accept their responsibilities and liabilities as trustees and to act in the best interests of the organisation.
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically, exercise good, independent judgement and work effectively as a board member.
  • Effective communication skills and willingness to participate actively in discussion.
  • A strong personal commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Enthusiasm for our vision and mission.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support and provide advice on ECP purpose, vision, goals and activities.
  • Approve operational strategies and policies, and monitor and evaluate their implementation.
  • Oversee ECP financial plans and budgets and monitor and evaluate progress.
  • Ensure that key risks are being identified, monitored and controlled effectively.
  • Provide support and challenge to ECP’s CEO in the exercise of their delegated authority and affairs.

The Board of Trustees is jointly responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity. This includes its financial health, the probity of its activities and developing the organisation’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with our governing document, and legal and regulatory guidelines.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of local leaders shaping the future of our organisation. Edmonton Community Partnership has experienced fantastic growth over the last two years and are always seeking new ways to create even greater impact within our community. Serving on Edmonton Community Partnership’s board of trustees will provide real satisfaction as together we will raise aspirations and create new opportunities in our community.

Additional information: 

The board meets at least three times a year – in October, March & July. This role will constitute a commitment of approximately 20 hours a quarter.

Individuals interested in applying to join the Board of Trustees of Edmonton Community Partnership should submit a copy of their CV and a covering letter explaining their interest in the role to Antoinette Goldwater, Chair of Trustees, at antoinette@fleecefield.enfield.sch.uk

For further information about the role, potential candidates may contact the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Trevor Blackman at trevor@edmontoncommunitypartnership.org

For more information download the job description below. 

Edmonton Community Partnership is committed to raising aspirations, inspiring communities and improving the life chances for all. 

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Edmonton Community Partnership

Edmonton County Secondary School (Bury Campus) 

Little Bury Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9JZ

Registered Charity Number: 1172144

Company Number: 09779726

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