NSCD Governors

Closing date: 30 June 2017

Due to a number of long standing members coming to the end of their term of office the School is currently seeking to appoint a number of dedicated, self-motivated and talented trustees.

The School is seeking trustees with the energy, skills, expertise and connections to support the achievement of its new strategic objectives and who:

  • Are sympathetic and excited to contribute to realising and evolving the School’s vision and strategy.
  • Value the transforming power of an arts education, ideally with a special interest in dance.
  • Are willing to commit time and energy – not just to preparing for and attending meetings, but to inspiring, challenging and supporting the leadership team, attending some performances and acting as an ambassador for the School in contributing to our future development and sustainability.
  • Are innovative and creative thinkers able to stimulate and contribute to well-rounded and carefully considered strategic decision-making.
  • Have the highest aspirations for the School and strive for excellence at all times.
  • Are dedicated, committed and self-motivated.

The School is particularly looking for individuals who can offer:

  • Experience of working at executive leadership level within Higher Education
  • Experience of the development of facilities and estates at a strategic level.
  • Connectivity to and influence with the Leeds business community.
  • National connection to the arts and dance in particular.
  • Fundraising expertise at a strategic level, including developing corporate fundraising strategies and capacity.
  • Expertise in corporate profile raising and communication to assist the School in raising its profile, reaching out to local, national and global markets and strengthening its brand recognition.
  • Experience in legal and commercial contexts in particular relating to charitable or educational institutions

For further information please Download the Information Pack

The process for the selection and appointment of members is outlined in the document the Procedure for the Appointment of Members of the Board of Governors and its Committees