Chair of the Corporation Board

A voluntary and unremunerated role

Closing date: 9am on Monday 26 September 2022

Interview dates:  Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 October 2022

 

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Introduction

Newham College London's mission is to give local people the skills, opportunities and qualifications to get great jobs. We are London's leading college for achievement, innovation, diversity, inclusivity and collaboration. Our students are at the heart of everything we do and our staff are passionate about the success of all our students. We are committed to developing a culture that emphasises quality, continuous improvement, high performance and staff wellbeing.

We are now seeking a new Chair who will bring their skills and experience to lead and shape the strategic direction of the College and the impact of the Corporation board. 

We have appointed FE Associates to support us with this crucial appointment. Prior to submitting an application, interested parties are advised to arrange an initial conversation with our recruitment partner, by emailing Jo.Johnston@fea.co.uk, to discuss the role before the closing date.

About Us - Welcome

Dear Colleague,

Thank you for your interest in becoming the Chair of the Corporation Board at Newham College of Further Education.

We hope the information provided will inspire you to progress your application to join the Corporation.

Governors are very proud that Newham College is one of the top performing Further Education Colleges in London. Our students are at the heart of everything we do, and the skills, knowledge and experience of our senior leaders are essential to ensure we deliver the best outcomes for them, supporting them to develop skills and gain qualifications that will help them progress onto their future career goals and ambitions.

Over the last 8 years, as a governor and Chair, I have had the pleasure of working with many committed governors and staff who are passionate about the success of our students. We are now seeking a new Chair who is keen to bring their skills and experience to lead and shape the strategic direction of the College and the impact of the Corporation Board.

This is a special, rewarding, voluntary opportunity for a governor and Chair to join a dedicated Corporation, as Newham College delivers its important mission to serve our local communities.

This is a crucial appointment and to help us to find the right person, we have retained the support of FE Associates. Prior to submitting an application, interested parties are advised to arrange an initial conversation with our lead consultant, by emailing Jo.Johnston@fea.co.uk, to discuss the role before the closing date.

We look forward to meeting you.

Yours sincerely

Martin Cumella
Chair of the Corporation

How to Apply

If you have the very special qualities and the passion to make a real a difference to the future of our students and business, then we would like to hear from you.

Please complete the registration form below to access the candidate information pack and the equality and diversity form.

NB:  Please ensure you complete all fields and click on both the Terms and Conditions check box as well as the Consent check box to enable access to the documents.

We have appointed FE Associates to help us find the right person.  Prior to submitting an application, interested parties are advised to arrange an initial conversation with our FE Associates lead consultant, by emailing Jo.Johnston@fea.co.uk, to discuss the role before the closing date.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 26 September 2022

Interview dates:  Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 October 2022

Stage 1 of 2: Complete the form below

    How to Apply

    Thank you for registering your interest. You can now download the following information relating to the Chair of the Corporation Board role at Newham College London.

    Stage 2 of 2: Submitting Your Application

    Prior to submitting an application, interested parties are advised to arrange an initial conversation with our FE Associates lead consultant, by emailing Jo.Johnston@fea.co.uk, to discuss the role before the closing date.

    Once you have obtained the full information and had an informal discussion with Jo Johnston, you must email your application to recruitment@fea.co.uk by the closing date deadline. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

    Please read the 'How to Apply' Section in the Candidate Information Pack for full instructions on how to submit your application.

    Your application must include the following 2 documents:

    1. A  full CV which includes your full contact details and those of 2 referees. References are usually sought after the interview process and we will not contact referees without your prior approval.
    2. A Supporting Statement which does not exceed the equivalent of 2 pages of A4.

    Key Dates for Submitting Your Application:

    Closing date: 9am on Monday 26 September 2022

    Interview dates:  Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 October 2022