Join our Board of Governors and help transform lives through learning

Your involvement and contribution can help Sussex Coast College Hastings to meet the needs of everyone in our communities. As a College Governor your insight, experience and ideas can widen the perspective of our boardrooms.

We're keen to involve people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. You may have experience in business, education, community or social work with charities, financial or legal practice or be an entrepreneur. The broader your vocational field and cultural experience the better.

This voluntary role brings many professional rewards such as boardroom experience, enhancing your leadership skills and a positive step towards long-term career development or you may have significant levels of expertise that the Board can benefit from.  Perhaps you have specific interest in the provision of first class education for young people and a student first culture or want to drive employability and raise aspirations in the area.

Independent Governors are appointed on a basis of skill and our search and recruitment processes are designed to be open and transparent. The Board values a diversity of opinion recognising the value this brings.

The role is not remunerated but the Corporation can provide expenses for travel and childcare. 

We currently have governor vacancies for the East Sussex College Group Board.  The process for appointing to the East Sussex College Group Board uses governance best practice models of appointment and abides by the Nolan Principles.  For further information on the appointments process please contact Sarah Connerty Director of Governance at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

One way in which you can get a feel for what being a Governor is all about is by looking at the Governors section of the website and having a look through our meeting minutes. 

A recent article in from ICSA the Governance Institute gives some insights into the benefits and rewards of a governor role in FE 

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