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Join the Long Road Sixth Form College Governing Body

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Join the Long Road Sixth Form College governing body, and make a difference to the education of young people in Cambridge!

Do you have experience in business, our local community or charities, or have audit, financial, legal or operational HR experience?  You may be an entrepreneur or an academic – the broader your field and cultural perspective, the better!   As an Independent Governor, your insight, experience and ideas could widen the perspective of our Corporation.  We are keen to involve people of all ages and from all cultural backgrounds.

Long Road is a large sixth form college situated to the south of the city of Cambridge, adjacent to Addenbrooke’s and the growing Biomedical Campus. We have over 2,200 students aged 16 to 19 from the city, neighbouring areas and across the region. We offer A levels, Level 3 Diplomas (equivalent to A levels), Access to A level courses (GCSEs) and Level 2 Diplomas. We are a high-achieving and inclusive sixth form college which aims to inspire, motivate, and help all students, whatever their entry profile, to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

This voluntary, rewarding role with Long Road Sixth Form College immediately adds a new dimension to your CV and can be a positive step for longer-term career development.  The minimum commitment is to read the papers and attend five Corporation evening meetings per year, to participate in the work of one Committee (Audit, Finance, Standards, or Search/HR/Remuneration) with a further 3 or 4 meetings per year, and to take part in governor training.

For further information on becoming a governor, please visit our website: www.longroad.ac.uk: Governor Recruitment, email your CV to Anne-Marie Diaper, Clerk to the Corporation at ‘clerk@longroad.ac.uk’, or call on (01223) 507499.