Corporation Board Member Vacancy


Updated 05/02/2015

Gower College Swansea is seeking a high quality individual to join its Corporation Board for the next academic year.

The successful applicant will be someone from the local business community who is committed to public service. They will be able to offer high-level strategic skills and experience and provide impartial advice, executive monitoring and scrutiny, strategic planning and vision, leadership and direction.

This member will join a diverse team who bring to the College a rich mix of experience, views, knowledge and skills and who together make a vital contribution to the College’s continuing development.

The Corporation is committed to making the College the best college in Wales, dedicated to providing: the best leadership and learning experience through the curriculum it offers; value for money; the best services for employers; and the best opportunities for all.

Board members are expected to attend six board meetings each year and around six committee meetings as well as keeping up to date with the life and work of the College through development activities and attendance, by invitation, to other events. The role is voluntary with no payment although travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Gower College Swansea offers a wide range of full time and part time academic and vocational courses in Swansea and Gorseinon. Students achieve high levels of academic success with over 900 students progressing to university including, in 2014, nine to Oxford and Cambridge. The College employs nearly 1000 staff and has a turnover of £37m.

For more information and to apply please contact Sharon Barron, Clerk to the Corporation, Gower College Swansea, Tycoch Campus, Tycoch Road, Swansea, SA2 9EB.