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Could you be a Governor at Bury College?


Help transform lives through inspirational education

We would like to invite applications to become a Governor from individuals who have a genuine interest in education and feel their skills and expertise will make a positive contribution to the governance of Bury College.

Being a Governor can be a rewarding experience that provides you with the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of young people and learners of all ages in the communities served by Bury College. As a member of the College Corporation Board you will play an important role in complementing the existing leadership at the college and offering your own unique perspective on a range of topics.


What does being a Governor involve?

As a member of the Bury College Corporation Board you will have the opportunity to advise and assist with the Colleges’ strategic direction and plans. The Corporation Board meets, on average, five times a year and each member also serves on one or more of the Corporation’s Committees subject to their availability and field of expertise. The Committees to which members are normally appointed are Resources, Curriculum and Quality and Audit.


What skills do I need?

•  Commitment and integrity
•  A desire to be involved in the college’s continuing success
•  Balanced judgement
•  Ability to work as a member of a board and contribute to
   decision-making
•  Relevant skills, expertise or experience
•  Ability to assess complex issues
•  Links with the local community or businesses (an advantage
   but not essential)
•  Time to attend meetings and read relevant paperwork


If you would like more information or an informal chat about becoming a Bury College Governor, please contact:


John Fargher

Clerk to the Corporation

john.fargher@burycollege.ac.uk

0161 280 8305

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