Chair of Governing Body

St Chad's College, University of Durham

St Chad’s is an independent college within the University of Durham, and aims to be academically excellent, communal, personal, and values driven (social justice, taking faith seriously and embracing diversity with generosity of spirit).

We are looking for a new Chair of our Governing Body to replace Mr Jonathan Blackie CBE, as he retires after 8 years in post.

Our new Chair will have a broad experience of life and may come from a background in governance of charity or public service or business or education or church or faith community; s/he will be financially astute and resilient.  S/he will have commitment to Chad’s values, will come to have a love of the college, and be a support and critical friend to the Principal.

For the full Job and Person Specifications, see the College website:

For the College’s draft “Vision, Values and Strategic Framework”, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Governing Body, the Ven Dr Richard Pratt

Applications by CV and letter to the Vice-Chair of the Governing Body, as above.

Closing date for applications : 26 Sept 2017

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