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Independent Chair of WFMEH

voluntary position

Waltham Forest Music Service are looking for a volunteer to be an Independent Chair of the Waltham Forest Music Education Hub (WFMEH) Management Oversight Board. The Chair will be responsible for monitoring WFMEH governance and supporting the newly formed Hub.

Employer
Waltham Forest Music Service
Location
Walthamstow, London
Contract Type
Freelance
Closing Date
26th March 2018

Waltham Forest Music Service are looking for a volunteer to be an Independent Chair of the Waltham Forest Music Education Hub (WFMEH) Management Oversight Board. The Chair will be responsible for monitoring WFMEH governance and supporting the newly formed Hub.

The Independent Chair of the Waltham Forest Music Education Hub (WFMEH) Management Oversight Board will lead meetings comprising of LBWF School Leadership Representation, Council Finance, School Improvement and Traded Services Representation, and leaders from the Waltham Forest Music Service (Lead Partner organisation for the Hub).

The remit and purpose of the Management Oversight Board is:
– To review and scrutinise the work of WFMEH.
– To ensure that WFMEH is delivering the Core and Extension objectives.
– Utilise knowledge and experience to offer strategic advice and support to inform future planning, prioritisation and investment.
– To ensure transparency and accountability through constructive challenges.
– To monitor financial performance against budgets.
– To promote and advocate for the work of WFMEH and the benefits of music education

Key responsibilities
The Chair will be responsible for keeping meetings focused and productive, ensuring that all members feel engaged and can contribute constructively to address the remit outlined above.

The Chair will be required to:
– Attend meetings once a term (held in Walthamstow, E17.)
– Attend occasional additional meetings, performances, events or conferences.
– Deal with occasional email and phone communications in-between meetings.

This role is voluntary but will include travel reimbursement.

The tenure would initially be for a period of twelve months from April 2018 to March 2019 (Subject to mutual satisfaction) with the possibility to extend for a second year to March 2020.

Person specification

– A knowledge of and passion for music education and cultural education more broadly.
– A desire to improve outcomes for the young people of Waltham Forest and to contribute to the development of a diverse, quality music education offer.
– An awareness of the school environment and opportunities and challenges within education generally.
– An ability to manage discussions objectively, fairly and calmly whilst also being unafraid to challenge when necessary.

How to Apply

How to Apply:
Please email a CV and a covering letter to Mary Mycroft and Judith Glossop (Joint Heads of WFMS) at wfmshead@walthamforest.gov.uk or call 020 8496 1584 if you wish to discuss.

Closing Date:
26th March 2018
Interviews:
TBC
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