Job Title: Trustee
Location: Unknown
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: Trustee-ICAEW
Contact Name: Sheila McKenzie
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 05, 2019 14:21

Job Description

About us
Established in 2011, Anthem Schools Trust (formerly CfBT Schools Trust) is a multi-academy trust consisting of 16 state-funded primary and secondary schools. Our schools are organised into two regional clusters - East Midlands and the Thames Valley. Anthem Schools Trust has a turnover of £51 million, educates 8,700 students and has 870 FTE staff. 
Our schools are bound together by a commitment to inclusive education, collaborative working, evidence-based school improvement and high-quality professional development.
The role
We are looking for an individual to join the Trust’s Board as an independent volunteer Trustee. Qualifications for this role are:
  • A keen interest in educating children and young people
  • Business qualifications and/or experience in finance and auditing
  • Experience, at a senior management level of a national or international business
  • Though not essential, experience of corporate or charity governance.

The  initial term is three years, renewable for an additional three-year term.  An induction programme is part of each Trustee’s preparation.

Time commitment
The Board meets six times a year, with one meeting at the Trust’s head office in Reading and the remaining meetings at the Trust’s schools. The Board has four Committees – Education, Finance, Audit and Remuneration. The selected Trustee would sit on either the Audit or Finance committee and one other committee, depending on interest and available time commitment. 
How to apply
Please send a short CV to both and If you wish to have a short conversation about the role before submitting a CV, do not hesitate to contact the Chair of the Board at the email address
Closing date – September 1

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