Member of East Park Board of Directors

East Park is… Recruiting

East Park, a Grant Aided Special School in Glasgow, is a leading provider of specialist day and residential education services for children with complex needs, including Autism.

Position overview

East Park is seeking suitable skilled and motivated people to join its Board of Directors in an exciting and challenging period.

East Park provides excellent, child focused education and residential care to children and young people with complex additional support needs, including autism spectrum disorder, physical and sensory impairments, and challenging behaviours. With the young person at the centre and working with external partners, our work focuses on seeking innovative, personalised approaches which enable each individual to reach his or her maximum potential.

Established in 1874, East Park’s services have developed considerably over many years and is now a niche and specialist service provider in education and care and has ambitious plans to improve its campus facilities and the general environments around East Park.

To help support the organisation going forward East Park seeks skilled and motivated individuals to join the Board of Directors. As a non-executive member of the Board you will play a central role in developing strategy, monitoring quality and governance and supporting the provision of education and care services.

East Park seeks individuals who possess strategic vision, good independent judgement, and have the ability to work as part of a diverse team. We are keen to hear from you if you have high level experience in:

  • health and/or social care – policy and delivery
  • charity law or similar
  • fundraising/marketing or similar
  • charity and/or business governance

Above all, East Park seeks people who share our values and wish to support vulnerable children and young people in fulfilling their potential, that understand the challenges of the sector, and will fulfil a constructive and supportive role in furthering the values and objectives of East Park.

The Board meets around 6 times per year for 2-3 hours on a weekday. Although the role is non-remunerated reasonable expenses will be reimbursed with training provided.

If you would like an informal confidential discussion before submitting your CV and supporting statement please contact heather.welsh@eastpark.org.uk.

Please note – Board appointments are dependent on satisfactory references and PVG Scheme membership.

If you have an additional communication support need and would like to request any information in audio format, large print or with easy read formatting tailored to your needs please e-mail heather.welsh@eastpark.org.uk and we would be happy to assist.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Heather Welsh
Administrative Personal Assistant

heather.welsh@eastpark.org.uk

Tel:  0141 946 2050