Chair of Post-19 Advisory Board
Part-time volunteer role
BeyondAutism’s Post-19 provision is expanding rapidly in response to demand. The Chair of the Advisory Board is responsible for providing oversight to the two Post-19 hubs, performing the role of ‘critical friend’ in as constructive a manner as possible.
The service provides each of its young adults with a truly personalised curriculum and one-to-one support by dedicated and passionate staff. The ultimate goal of the service is to prepare and support students to live a life of choice and opportunity and to nurture confidence, independence and self-belief.
We are seeking an experienced individual to Chair the Post-19 Advisory Board which meets termly. We are keen to hear from individuals with expertise in education, in-depth knowledge of the adult care sector and experience at a senior leadership level in service delivery.
This opportunity is both exciting and significant as you will plan a key role in shaping our future development and growth.
Ideally candidates will have:
- Deep knowledge of the adult care sector including full understanding of the vital importance of safeguarding
- Experience of working with a board, either as an executive or board member in the charity, public or private sector
- Experience of working in an educational setting, in a leadership position
- The ability to lead a team to creatively shape outcomes and participate actively in group decision making.
For further information on the charity and the role, download the job information pack. We are particularly seeking applications from people that represent the diversity of our community. This is a non-remunerated role, with all reasonable expenses met. To apply, please send an up-to-date CV along with a cover letter detailing your expression of interest to Ian Hunter, HR Director: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BeyondAutism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure will be conducted for the successful applicant.