FE College Governor

Job Title: FE College Governor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Devon
Reference: Audit Committee
Contact Name: Lisa Keay
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2020 16:34

Job Description

South Devon College is a successful, dynamic further education college providing an exciting and varied range of learning opportunities for the diverse communities of Torbay and South Devon. The College’s Mission is “Inspiring our community through learning for all”. As a member of the Governing Body you will use your experience and expertise to help inform the strategic direction of the College, and ensure that all of its activities are conducted to the highest possible standard.

As part of succession planning for the Governing Body we welcome expressions of interest from all sections of the community, especially women. In March 2021 we need to appoint someone with a professional background and experience of financial audits to support the work of our Audit Committee.

Being a College Governor is a voluntary role giving your time and experience as part of a team of like-minded people for the continuous improvement of this exceptional College for the benefit of the local community. More information about the role is available on our website

To apply, please submit a letter, no more than 2 pages, explaining why you wish to become a Governor and the contribution you believe you would make to the College, together with a summary CV (again no more than 2 pages) to Lisa Keay, Head of Governance.

The College’s Search and Governance Committee considers all applications, and applicants are normally invited to visit the College as part of the appointment process. The next round of interviews is scheduled to take place from 3pm on Thursday 21 January 2020.

If you wish to be considered for this round of interviews please send your expression of interest to the Head of Governance by Monday 11 January 2020. If you would like to discuss further please contact the Head of Governance in confidence on: Tel: 07976901967 Email:

Address: South Devon College, Vantage Point, Long Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7EJ.