Brooklands

Milton Keynes Education Trust
Fyfield Barrow,
Milton Keynes
MK7 7WH

Tel No: 01908 558776
Email: enquiries@mket.org.uk

Recruitment

Milton Keynes Education Trust (MKET) is committed to equal opportunities, it is the policy of the Trust to offer equal opportunities to all applicants at all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Current Vacancies can be found on the recruitment page of each schools website and on the Governments Teaching Vacancies website:

https://teaching-vacancies.service.gov.uk/

 

Milton Keynes Education Trust (MKET) seek a Chair and Non-Executive Directors (Trustee) with Business/compliance and/or Education experience.

 

The opportunities

MKET is a Multi Academy Trust that currently runs four schools in Milton Keynes which combined educate over 3,000 students (www.mket.org.uk).   Following the retirement of the Chair (who remains as a Member of the Trust), the Board is seeking to appoint a Chair and additional Trustees independent of the schools within the Trust.

For the position of Chair, working at Board level is essential.  Whilst significant senior leadership experience in business and/or education is required for Trustees.  An overview of the roles can be found here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/governance-structures-and-roles.

Applicants must be supportive of the Trust’s aims, values and ethos https://www.mket.org.uk/about/aims-and-values/

These roles are voluntary but full support and training will be given to successful candidates.

Board and Committee meetings are held in Milton Keynes and last approximately two hours.  There are usually seven meetings a year.

All roles are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks and require disclosure of Directorships and other pecuniary interests.

Candidates wishing to arrange an informal discussion about the role and the Trust should contact David Gibson the Trust’s COO by email: dgibson@mket.org.uk

Interested candidates should apply by completing an application from with a covering letter and send it by email to: dgibson@mket.org.uk

Trustee-Application-Form-2022