|Job Published||08 Aug 2017|
The Association for Language Learning (ALL) is an independent registered charity and the UK's major subject association for those involved in teaching foreign languages at all levels.
ALL is now the major subject association for those involved in teaching modern foreign languages at all levels.We exist to represent and support language teachers and are committed to their ongoing professional development.
We work to support our members, providing them with opportunities to access local, regional and national training and networking events, as well as providing them with practitioner-focused and research-based publications in hard copy and online.
We are now looking for a Trustee to join our Board. The role of the Invited Trustee is to provide the Association with effective strategic leadership, direction, challenge, support and guidance. Invited Trustees work in partnership with fellow Trustees, the Chair of Trustees, Board Observers and the Association's Director to ensure that strategic, business and operational plans support the organisation's aims and objects and strategic direction and priorities. An Invited Trustee may act as an ambassador for the Association.
The Board of Trustees (Management Board) are jointly and severally responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, its financial health, the probity of its activities and developing the organisation's aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.
All trustees, should also be aware of, and understand, their individual and collective responsibilities, and should not be overly reliant on one or more individual trustees in any particular aspect of the governance of the charity.
Individuals are sought who have a strong empathy with our aims, to:
Experience, skills, expertise and an interest in the strategic and operational management of a charitable organisation are particularly sought, alongside:
Knowledge, skills and understanding
Invited Trustees may be in a position to contribute special skills in one or more of the following areas: investment management; legal matters; marketing or PR; HR, training and development.
Invited Trustees will serve a tenure of three years, renewable up to two times, subject to the unanimous approval of the board. Beyond a period of nine years, should there be a call to renew an Invited Trustee's tenure, every subsequent year's tenure would need to be agreed unanimously by the whole board.
How to apply
To apply to become an ALL Invited Trustee please email Victoria Mitchell at email@example.com to receive the Invited Trustee Statement of Interest.
Please sign and date the Statement of Interest once you have completed it and send it to Rachel Middleton, ALL Director, to have arrived by Friday 29 September at noon.
This can be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via the post to:
Association for Language Learning
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