The role:

Following the recent resignation of one of our long-standing colleagues, we are seeking a Trustee who can bring marketing, communications and Public Relations experience to our professional team of Board members.

Trust Board members are volunteers have an “eyes on, hands off” role which involves attending 4 Board meetings and 2 half day Challenge Days per year. You will need to be able to commit to attend these meetings, attend a relevant committee, and be willing act as a Link Trustee to one of our schools. Trust Board meetings are typically held at 4pm in Kirkby in Ashfield on a Thursday.

All Trustees share a commitment to the mission and values of The Two Counties Trust and for the education and welfare of children and young people who attend our academies.

The Two Counties Trust:

We exist to provide our students with opportunities and experiences to enhance their life choices, making a positive contribution to the world we share.

We have built a strong reputation, gained through striving for excellence in all that we do. We understand that families trust us each day with their child and every member of our Trust community is focused on serving the students in our care and doing whatever it takes to give them the best life choices when they leave us.

Our Trust has a strong track record of collaborative working, high quality central services and delivering impactful school improvement. The majority of our schools are now judged by Ofsted to be Good, with many moving to Good since joining our Trust. Our ambition is for all schools to be Good within three years of joining the Trust and most schools within our Trust to be Outstanding.

We are an ambitious Trust, but one which believes firmly in the importance of taking people with us on the journey. Our goal is to be the Trust of choice for students, families, and staff, ensuring that all students make good progress, realising our ambition to be in the top highest 20 performing Trusts nationally for student outcomes.

We are passionate about making a difference where it matters the most and all members of the Trust are committed to our values of Ambition, Teamwork and Honesty.

Our key challenges:

  • To develop a strategy for students needing an alternative pathway to ensure they have both tailored and high-quality provision which fully prepares them for their next stage in education, training or employment.
  • To ensure our Sixth Forms offer a high-value curriculum in an adult like environment and we exploit opportunities for students to benefit from different sites.
  • To launch a talent strategy which maximises our ability to recruit, develop and retain exceptional people.
  • To facilitate an efficient and coherent estates and site strategy to improve working and learning conditions.

To find out more:

If you would like an informal discussion to explore the role of a Trustee in more detail please contact our Lead Governance Professional, Sarah Hand, via or visit our website for more information on governance at our Trust and the work we do:

How to apply:

Applications are invited by sending your CV to our Lead Governance Professional, Sarah Hand via to be received by 12 December 2022.