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Currently two Member vacancies exist for Carlisle College’s Board


Do you feel passionate about adding value and supporting learners from diverse backgrounds to unlock their potential through learning? There are two vacancies to join the Board @CarlisleCollege and make a difference!

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April 2019

Carlisle College is a division of NCG, part of a nationwide network of seven colleges.

Each college within NCG operates a College Board, comprising ten Members, which includes the Principal, Staff Member and Student Member. Public membership is made up of local stakeholders who collectively, have recent, relevant experience in:

  • Employers and/or local or regional bodies
  • Education and training
  • Finance / Accountancy
  • Marketing/ Sales
  • Safeguarding
  • Equality and diversity
  • The needs of the local community

The College Board is responsible for determining and reviewing the educational character and mission of the College, approving its academic quality strategy, the effective and efficient use of resources and approving annual estimates of income and expenditure. The NCG Corporation places reliance on the work of College Boards to achieve group and local objectives.

Currently, two Member vacancies exist for Carlisle College’s Board.

The College Board will normally meet at least six times per year, with meetings generally taking place at Carlisle College during the working week from 4.30pm. There may also be invitations to join a wider group and Corporation events annually. The initial period of office shall normally be four years.

Should you have relevant experience and feel passionate about adding value and supporting Carlisle College to unlock potential through learning for its learners, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

To apply to a vacant Member position, please send a short supporting statement, a maximum of 500 words, by email to Lesley Dixon, Assistant to the Principal at: before the close of business on 30th April 2019. The statement should explain what skills, knowledge and expertise you could bring to the College Board and outline your reasons for applying for office. An interview process for shortlisted applicants will take place in May. Please note that successful applicants will be subject to DBS check prior to appointment.

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