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Chair


  • Company: Morley College London
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Unremunerated
  • Closing Date: 1 March 2021
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If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.

Description

Time commitment: approximately one day per week.

Morley College London is celebrated for its strong social values, its exceptional creativity and its commitment to meeting the needs of students and their communities. Since merging with Kensington and Chelsea College in 2020, we are London's largest specialist Institute of Adult Learning. Operating from three main Centres in Chelsea, North Kensington and Waterloo as well as online, we aim to meet the learning needs of a growing number of students – ranging from 16 to 76+ in age – and to be a force for public good within the communities that we serve.

We are seeking to appoint a new Chair of Governors to lead a highly effective Governing Body, supporting and challenging our Principal/CEO and senior leadership team and ensuring the delivery of our new and ambitious strategy – including a strong recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic – as well as playing a public role as an ambassador for Morley. 

With previous non-executive experience, ideally with experience of chairing, and a strong track record of strategic leadership in civil society, politics and/or public life, you will have the utmost credibility and integrity. Highly inclusive and collaborative, you will enjoy enabling all voices to be heard while driving continuous improvement backed by rigorous governance. You will have exceptional stakeholder management skills. Above all you will share our values and our commitment to inspire individuals and strengthen communities through the transformative impact of lifelong learning.

To find out more about the Chair appointment and the College, click on Apply.

We are looking to build a diverse and inclusive Board to reflect and respond to the communities we serve. People of African, Caribbean and Asian heritage are well represented in our local and neighbouring boroughs, and we would like to see them better represented on our Board.

For an informal confidential discussion about the role, please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson, Paul Aristides or Gemma Heron on 07964 826 291.

Closing date 1st March 2021.