• Location: Wales, All Wales, CF14 5GJ
  • Subject: Trustee
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contract: Flexible Working
  • Salary Type: Unsalaried
  • Salary Range: £0.00 - £0.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 31 March, 2023 5:00 PM

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Agored Cymru Trustee

Agored Cymru Trustee

Agored Cymru
Trustee Role and Purpose

The success of Agored Cymru relies upon the personal commitment and active involvement of our Board of Trustees. As a charitable organisation, the Board of Trustees devolves authority for the governance of the organisation, including holding the ultimate authority for
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Their key purpose is to formulate strategic aims, ensure policies and practice are in keeping with the objects of Agored Cymru as legally constituted and aim for best practice in exercising its statutory and regulatory responsibilities and legal functions.

The Board of Trustees hold the Chief Executive and Senior Management Team to account for the organisation’s mission and vision, and implementation of the agreed Business Strategy.

Key Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to -
▪ Attendance and effective contributions at Board meetings
▪ Attendance and effective contributions within either the Finance & General Purposes Committee (FGPC) or the Quality Standards & Recognition Committee(QSRC)
▪ Scrutinise Board papers and provide appropriate feedback.
▪ Provide challenge and support to the CEO and Senior Management Team in the delivery of their objectives and the achievement of key performance indicators.
▪ Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion though positive action.
▪ Provide guidance on issues in which the Trustee has specific expertise.

The Trustee will be expected to perform all such additional duties as are reasonably
commensurate with the role.

The Board currently meets five times a year, with Trustees also attending the AGM. While the role is unremunerated, travel and out of pocket expenses are paid. We also provide an induction and on-going training and development to support trustees in their role

For more information:
We seek experienced individuals ideally with governance experience but more importantly with vision and the ability to contribute to the strategic direction of the organisation.

You should abide by or have knowledge of the Seven Principles of Public Life and demonstrate Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty and Leadership.

You will be seen as an ambassador for Agored Cymru who can help us maximise our growth potential in Wales, England and internationally.

Applications from those with recent experience within ICT, Schools, Commercial / Sales, Work Based Learning, Government Policy and Human Resources are particularly welcomed.

You will also need:
▪ A commitment to the future success of Agored Cymru.
▪ Strong communication skills with an understanding and empathy for education and training.
▪ Enthusiasm and drive.
▪ To ensure that personal interests do not conflict with the responsibilities of a Board member.
▪ A commitment to the organisation, its staff, stakeholders and learners.
▪ Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort.
▪ Willingness to speak your mind.
▪ An understanding and acceptance of the legal responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.
▪ Impartiality, fairness and the ability to respect confidences.