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Role

Trustees for Barking & Dagenham School Improvement Partnership

  • Location

    Dagenham

  • Sector:

    Children, Education

  • Contact:

    Emma Patmore

  • Contact email:

    emma.patmore@trustees-unlimited.co.uk

  • Role ref:

    TU5631

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    25-08-2018

  • Client:

    Trustees Unlimited

The Organisation

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.

The Role

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.

The Person

BDSIP is interested to hear from a wide group of candidates. It is particularly interested in people who have some of the experience below:

Experience

•  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