22 days ago
Barking and Dagenham School Improvement Partnership (BDSIP) is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee which is 81% owned by local schools and 19% by the council. It and has a revenue of c. £2.5m and 56 of the 60 schools in the borough own a stake in the company. Having recently spun out from the council it is a new organisation which, in addition to having the remit to develop a schools-led improvement system locally, provides a broad range of professional services to schools, including: 14-19 services - work experience, careers & Aim Higher; school improvement advisory support (statutory and traded); attendance and inclusion advisory support (traded); professional development; governor services and training; IT support and GDPR services; and recruitment and retention support.
As a new organisation with an established customer base, BDSIP is enjoying a period of rapid change and development as it creates the culture and ways of working needed for the future organisation. At the heart of this is a flexible, customer-focused approach which underpins growth in the breadth and clarity of their service offer.
BDSIP is seeking two high performing individuals to join the board. The Board comprises 6 head teacher directors, 2 council directors, a school governor director, the chief executive, and up to 3 non-executive directors, including the chair.
The Board currently meets monthly but will move to termly or half-termly once the organisation has been established for a while. The board meets 2 - 4pm in Dagenham. There are no sub committees at the moment but there is likely to be the opportunity to get involved in some working groups. Directors are appointed for 3 years initially.
BDSIP is interested to hear from a wide group of candidates. It is particularly interested in people who have some of the experience below:
• Commercial leadership experience in the SME sector
• Non-executive director experience, particularly in the not-for-profit sector
• Experience of successfully leading (as a non-exec or senior manager) organisations transferring from the public to private/not-for-profit sectors
• Experience of developing new propositions and services
• Sales and marketing expertise
How to apply
For full information about this opportunity, the recrutmrn timetable and to apply please follw the application link to the Trustees Unlimted website