Governor / Member of the Audit Committee

Job Title: Governor / Member of the Audit Committee
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Derbyshire
Salary: Voluntary
Reference: Governor
Contact Name: Rose Matthews
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2021 10:56

Job Description

Derby College Group plays a pivotal role in providing academic, vocational and technical education in Derby and Derbyshire, as well as the wider Midlands region.  Supporting circa 19,000 students, circa 3,000 employers and with a turnover of around £49m.

Our strategic ambitions remain resolutely focussed on provding educational excellence, championing social mobility and enabling economic prosperity.

Our aspiration is to create accessible education opportunities that enrich the lives of all our students, delight our emplyoers and stakeholders and positively impact on the communities we serve, enabling the city of Derby, the county and region to thrive.

The Group is an exempt charity, wiht Corporation comprising of 14 governors.  We are looking for a qualified accountant to join our Audit Committee and/or the main Corporation, ideally with experience of technical accounting and audit requirements, expertise in governance and an understanding of non-financial risks from a strategic or operatoinal perspective.

The Audit Commitee meet four times a year and the Corpoation five.  Engagement may, on occasion require attention beyond the scheduled meetings.

Please note this is a voluntary role.