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Sir John Cass’s FoundationLondon, City of

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Sir John Cass’s Foundation is looking for a new Governor.

The Foundation is one of London’s oldest and largest education charities.  Founded in 1748, it supports education for young people under the age of 25 from London through its grant programmes for individuals, schools and organisations, and its support for a number of institutions bearing Sir John Cass’s name. The Foundation provides in excess of £4.3 million of educationally linked grants and benefits per year derived from an asset base and investment portfolio of circa £180 million.

The Role

  • Work alongside other Governors to set strategic direction and ensure the effective delivery of the Foundation’s strategy.
  • Use practical experience to guide the work of the Foundation, participating in its various committees.
  • Represent the Foundation at various external events and with Partner organisations.


The Candidate

  • The Foundation is looking to recruit a member of the teaching profession who has experience of working in the maintained sector in the London area to add their experience to the board.
  • The time commitment will be approximately 10-15 days a year for Board meetings, Committee and Sub-committee meetings, Founder’s Day, Board Away Days and external events.
  • The position is unremunerated, but reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.
  • The Foundation seeks to have diverse a Board and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The closing date is 16th September 2019 at midday.

For further information and application instructions please visit our website here. Alternatively, for a hard copy of the application pack, please call Anne Dance or Jane Miller on 020 7480 5884

More about Sir John Cass’s Foundation
Address: 31 Jewry Street, London, EC3N 2EY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7480 5884