School Governors, Hampton School Trust

Job Title: School Governors, Hampton School Trust
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: Hampton School
Contact Name: Megan Fisher
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2020 09:40

Job Description

The Hampton School Trust is seeking to recruit up to six Governors for appointment during the next 12 months to complement the skills and experience of current Board members. Governors are Trustees of the charity and contribute to the strategic leadership of the Trust; they provide support, advice and an appropriate level of oversight of The Headmaster and the Senior Leadership Team.

Hampton School is one of the country’s leading, most successful and best-resourced independent schools, and has been helping boys to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations for over 460 years. The Hampton School Trust is comprised of Hampton School (boys 11-18) and Hampton Pre-Prep and Prep School (boys and girls 3-7; boys 7-11).  The School is a lively, friendly and caring community of 1560 (414 in the Sixth Form) pupils and 470 teaching and support staff, where innovative teaching is underpinned by strong shared values and complemented by outstanding pastoral care. Hampton aspires to enable its pupils not only to make sense of the world but also to want to go out and improve it.

Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate an interest in education, as well as substantial knowledge and experience of executive and/or non-executive management in the private, public, or not-for-profit sectors.  The Trust welcomes applications from candidates from a wide range of backgrounds, although individuals are sought with expertise in one or more of the following areas: business leadership, strategic finance and accounting, law, human resources, public relations/marketing and communications. 

To download the Candidate Pack or to arrange a conversation about this opportunity, please contact our search partner, Society.  Applications should consist of a CV accompanied by a covering letter addressing the criteria in the Person Specification and motivations for wanting to join the governing body of the Hampton School Trust.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midday on Friday, 11 December 2020.

The Trust is committed to achieving greater diversity among its Governors and welcomes applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.  Applicants with a disability should contact Society, Hampton’s executive search partners, in confidence to discuss whether any adjustments or support are required during the recruitment process, or steps can be taken to overcome operational difficulties presented by the role.

Hampton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.

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