Director of Governance

AoC Create Executive Recruitment
United Kingdom
Competitive salary
14 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Formed from the recent merger of City of Westminster College and the College of North West London, the United Colleges Group (UCG) is based at the heart of the education sector in London. Both colleges are rated good by Ofsted, and with a combined turnover of around £50m, the Group has the ambition and strength to make a lasting difference to the communities it serves.

About the Role

The Board is seeking an exceptional Director of Governance to work alongside members and the senior management team. This role provides an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to build on their skills and experience.

The new Director of Governance will provide an essential link between governors, our employees and our students. The successful candidate will play a key role in delivering the strategic aims and objectives of the organisation.

You will have excellent administrative, interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to prioritise a deadline-driven workload and to work on your own initiative. You will be experienced in preparing minutes and reports and be able to give sound advice to the Board whilst working effectively at a strategic governance level with the CEO, Principals and SLT.

You will be accountable to the Corporation, through the Chair, on all matters relating to your duties as an officer of the Corporation. To be successful you do not need to have experience of working in the education sector or as a Director of Governance, however, this experience would be a benefit. The new clerk will play a critical role in ensuring the effective governance of the Corporation and will need be able to demonstrate integrity, objectivity and impartiality.

In return, the Group can offer generous annual leave, private health insurance, a contributory final salary pension scheme, access to our subsidised gym, an interest-free season ticket loan, enhanced maternity and paternity leave schemes and many other benefits.

For more information contact Bernie Cullen on 020 7034 2631 or email or Lesley Lightfoot on 077 4806 7344 or email

Closing date for applications is Sunday 16 September 2018

Shortlisting interviews will be held via teleconference in Late September 2018

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 10 October 2018 at City of Westminster College

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