Trustee / Non-Executive Director (Voluntary Position)

The Russett Learning Trust (RLT) is a small but growing Multi-Academy Trust in Cheshire
and currently comprises of The Russett School in Weaverham Northwich and we are developing an 18 to 25 Learning Centre.
The fundamental vision of The Russett Learning Trust is to be a Centre of Excellence in providing Outstanding Training, education and care.
The mission of the Trust is that we will ‘Challenge for Achievement’ and be relentless in our pursuit of ever improving outcomes for all through delivering the six C’s of Citizens, Challenge, Confidence, Creative, Community and Character.
Further information about RLT can be found on our website at
RLT are currently recruiting Trustees (Non-Executive Directors).
Trustees meet six times a year, usually at The Russett School, and are expected to work with the other Trustees to:
• Set the overall strategy of the Trust including overseeing the growth strategy.
• Monitor the performance of all academies in the Trust ensuring that school improvement plans are enhancing the quality of education for all pupils and students.
• Ensuring that public funds are used effectively and appropriately.
RLT is seeking talented individuals who have the ability to work strategically with experience of
leadership at senior management or director level. Applications will be welcomed from individuals
with education, public sector or business backgrounds; but particularly from individuals with the
following areas of expertise.
• Data Protection
• HR;
• Legal and compliance;
• Facilities and Property Management;
• Project / Programme Management
What are the benefits of becoming a Trustee?
RLT Trustees find the role challenging, interesting and deeply rewarding because they see how they help to transform the lives of children and young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. To discuss in more detail:
Please contact Julia Hughes, Clerk to the Trustees on 01606 855831 or email:
RLT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and
expects those working with the Trust to share this commitment.