Vacancy Education Representative (Trustees)

Active Fusion are looking for individuals to join their Trustee Board and support the charity by playing a fundamental role in the strategic development of the organisation. Active Fusion is an award-winning charity whose mission is to help every child develop a love for being active by unlocking potential and creating positive habits for life. We are a close team who are passionate, dedicated, and motivated; our positive culture is the foundation to our success.

We are looking for trustees with experience and knowledge of the Education sector and/or Equity and Diversity.

Main responsibilities

  • Provide thought leadership on the role of Education and help build and implement this vision
  • Translate the risks and opportunities within Education for other trustees, to enable the board as a whole to engage in an informed way
  • Provide strategic oversight of developing Educational opportunities linked to the strategic plan for the charity
  • Contribute to the work of the Education subcommittee
  • Draw on your networks to support our work
  • Work with the board and Director to embed good governance and to be compliant with the charities commission

Qualities of a trustee

  • Successful track record and demonstratable experience in Education/Equity/Diversity
  • Experience of working at a senior management/leadership level
  • Ability to work as part of a team and willingness to take collective responsibility for the governance of our charity
  • Ability to work at a strategic and visionary level whilst understanding the detail and complexities of delivery, and the influencing skills needed to bring staff and stakeholders along with plans
  • Strong communicator
  • Ability to analyse risks and opportunities, and take a balanced approach to both
  • Extensive networks, and a willingness to draw on contacts as appropriate
  • Long term commitment to Active Fusion

To apply:

Please provide a covering letter that outlines how you believe your skills and experience can support Active Fusion.

Please enclose your CV with a covering letter and send your application to Lindsy James (Director)

Closing date: Monday 22nd March 2021.

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