North West Regional College – Chair of Governing Body (One Vacancy)

northwest regional collegeThis is a challenging and exciting role giving the opportunity to play a major part in and contribute to the Northern Ireland Further Education sector. The Chair of the Governing Body has particular responsibility for providing effective strategic leadership and for ensuring that the Governing Body works effectively.

cpani-3Further Education is a driver of economic development, assists social cohesion and is a major promoter of lifelong learning.

Applications are invited from individuals who either are or have been engaged or employed in business, industry or any profession.

Time Commitment: You will be expected to attend seven to nine full (evening) Governing Body meetings per year and to represent the college at meetings and public events. You will also have significant involvement in sub-committees. Additional meetings will be called as required.

Remuneration: The post is not remunerated. However, travelling and subsistence allowances are payable.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 3 February 2014.

Late applications will not be accepted. Completed application forms
may be posted or emailed.

DeptEL-rgb_hrsmApplication forms and an information pack can be obtained from:
Marty Fullerton, FE Corporate Governance & Accountability, Room 203, Adelaide House, 39-49 Adelaide Street, Belfast, BT2 8FD.
Tel: 028 9025 7461.E-mail[email protected]

Application forms and information packs can be made available in other formats. Candidates who require assistance will be facilitated on request.

Women, people with a disability, ethnic minority communities and young people are currently under-represented on governing bodies. The Department particularly welcomes applications from members of these groups.

Interviews will take place week commencing 24 February 2014 and an appointment will be made in early March 2014.


The Department for Employment and Learning is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit. Independent assessment, openness and transparency are integral parts of the process. The Department is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all individuals. Applications are welcome regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, religion, ethnic origin, political opinion, sexual orientation or whether or not you have dependants.

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