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Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust


Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust


Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust is seeking new board members and wish to recruit a Trustee/Non-Executive Director.


Owlcotes MAT seeks to have a range of skills on its board, with experience and expertise from across a variety of professional backgrounds. A willingness to work constructively and effectively in accordance to the ‘Nolan Principles: Standard of Public Life’ are essential.


We are particularly looking for a trustee who can offer experience / skills in one or more of the following:

  • HR
  • IT/ Technology
  • Legal
  • Community engagement and involvement
  • Marketing and communication
  • Sustainability and environmental conservation


Approximately 3 hours per month. There are 3 Board of Trustees meetings each year which usually take place during the working day. There are 2 sub-committees to the Board of Trustees -  the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee (6 meetings per year) and the Achievement and Standards Committee (4 meetings per year).


The key challenges for the board over the next 12-24 months are:

  1. To build a strong governance through developing effective trust-wide policies and lines of accountability and compliance at all levels.
  2. To grow the trust to increase sustainability whilst maintaining high levels of performance across schools and delivering effective and sustainable improvements to joining schools.
  3. To maintain high standards and build on positive outcomes for pupils, as the trust expands while managing financial challenges


If you are interested in the position and would like to find out more then please contact Owlcotes Trust Development Officer, Joe Wilson, at

Armley Park Primary School


Armley Park Primary School has a vacancy for a coopted governor to sit on the Local Governing Board. 


Governors make a valuable contribution to children's education, opportunities and futures. Being a governor in a Local Governing Board is a hugely rewarding role. It will give you the chance to make a real difference to young people, give back to the school and local community, and develop your strategic skills. There is no requirement for you to have an understanding of the education system - just the skills, character and time to contribute. If you would like more information about joining the school's Local Governing Board, please send an expression of interest (including the name of the school in your email) to Owlcotes MAT Trust Development Officer, Joe Wilson, at