Trustee vacancies

Are you passionate about education and want to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young learners? Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is seeking dedicated individuals to join our growing team of Trustees. As a Trustee, you will have the opportunity to contribute your expertise, experience, and enthusiasm to shape the future of our Trust. 

About Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust:

Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is a leading educational organisation committed to providing exceptional learning opportunities for students. We are proud of our reputation for excellence, innovation, and a strong track record of educational achievement. 

Our Trust comprises a network of nurseries, primaries and secondaries across the Black Country, each dedicated to nurturing the potential of every student. We believe in an inclusive education system that fosters a love for learning, promotes personal growth, and equips young individuals with the skills they need to thrive in an ever-changing world. 

Why become A Trustee?

As a Trustee, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of our Trust and ensuring the highest standards of educational provision. This is a unique opportunity to make a difference, influence policy, and support the growth and development of our schools. 


  • Attend four meetings per year. 
  • Attend any additional subcommittee meetings based on your areas of interest and expertise. 

A Trustee plays a pivotal role in providing support and challenge to executive leaders within our MAT (Multi Academy Trust). Your guidance and expertise are instrumental in shaping the future of the Trust and improving the prospects of both current and future learners.  

Skills and experience:

We are actively searching for Trustees who demonstrate a profound dedication to education. While we highly value individuals with expertise in finance and HR, we also encourage applications from individuals who have backgrounds in operations and data, education etc. and who have a genuine desire to contribute to the success of our Trust. Your passion for education and willingness to make a difference are equally important to us. 

Regardless of prior experience as a Trustee, our Central Governance Team provides comprehensive support through an established training plan, including a thorough induction program. Additionally, new Trustees will have access to external resources such as the NGA (National Governors Association), ensuring they have the necessary tools and knowledge to fulfil their role effectively. 

How to apply

If you are ready to join our passionate team and contribute to the success of Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust or would like to find out more information, please contact Joanne Cook, Governance Manager, at We look forward to hearing from you! 

Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is committed to promoting diversity and equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, or religious beliefs.