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Job Reference gov110GovernorExciting opportunity for Governors to join South Gloucestershire and Stroud College Further Education Corporation

Why become a Governor?

With over 3000 learners spread across the College’s main campuses at Filton, Stoke Gifford, Berkeley and Stroud, SGS plays a crucial role in the development of the skills and talents of young people and adults across the communities it serves.

Governors, working with the College Executive, have a key role to play in leading the College to achieve its Vision and Strategic Aim of becoming an outstanding institution.

To support us achieve our exciting transformation agenda and strategic objectives, we would like to attract new Governors to join our Corporation.

The role of a Governor is interesting, varied and rewarding. You will have an important part to play in setting the strategic direction of the College, ensuring accountability for the use of public funds and monitoring and evaluating the College’s performance.

Our existing Governors come from diverse backgrounds within the communities SGS serves. On a voluntary basis they are dedicated to making a positive contribution to the development of Further Education in the area.

The Corporation welcomes all applications and is keen to involve people of all ages and cultural backgrounds and strongly encourages applications from under-represented groups and from all sections of the communities served.

Feedback from some of our Governors:

Carly Dyson

Carly Dyson

IT Architect - Nationwide Building Society

“Being a Corporation Member has given me a great insight into the strategic priorities of the further education sector and allows me the opportunity to make a tangible difference to the experience of our learners.”

Dave Merrett

Dave Merrett

Managing Director - Merrett’s Heating

“I feel being a Corporation Member has helped me assist our excellent college in shaping the futures of our students and provide every opportunity for them to reach their full potential.”

Sophie Chester-Glyn

Sophie Chester-Glyn

Managing Director - Manor Community Care Services

“Being a Corporation Member has enabled me to give back to the local community as well as helping with my own professional development. SGS is an incredible college with fantastic students and dedicated staff and senior team to work with”.

Interested in becoming a Governor?

If you would like to explore the opportunity further, including talking to some of our existing Governors, contact Sharon Glover, Clerk to the Corporation, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College on 01453 761104 or e-mail [email protected]

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