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Do you want to be part of a College that is at the forefront of its community, constantly building on its achievements and working to secure an ever higher quality of education and training for students of all ages and backgrounds in Northamptonshire?

Northampton College is looking for two new Governors, with a particular focus on applicants with a strong accountancy or legal background.

Being a governor is a non-executive Trustee role. The Corporation provides strategic input for the College, in both holding staff to account for the overall delivery of the offer to students in a professional manner and at the same time offering support.

The roles are a stimulating and rewarding opportunity to bring insights from your own field of experience to the strategic direction of a leading Further and Higher Education College – enabling thousands of people to reach their full potential and benefiting employers and the wider community.

Principal of Northampton College, Pat Brennan-Barrett, said: “This is an opportunity to hold a key role in a College that is rated by Ofsted as Good with outstanding features. We are the leading College in the region and we are looking to be seen as one of the very best in the country. We are ambitious and we are looking for Governors who share that vision and determination to deliver success.

“Our present Governors come from a wide range of backgrounds and there are strong professional working relationships between the Corporation and staff, which is a key element of how we work and our success. Whilst all applications are welcome, we are particularly seeking Governors holding accountancy or legal qualifications.”

An induction programme and on-going training will be provided to the successful candidates.

If you feel that you could fulfil the role of Governor and can commit to the time requirements as highlighted in the Job and Person Description (available online at then please submit a CV, along with a covering letter, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. expressing why you feel you are suitable for the role.

The deadline for applications is April 30.

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