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Governors & Trustees

Hope Sentamu Learning Trust [HSLT]


Various locations – see advert

Are you passionate about the future of our children and young people? Do you have skills and/or experience you want to contribute? Are you a team player, willing to support and challenge appropriately? Can you commit the time and energy?

If so then we are seeking:

1. Trustees for the Multi-Academy Trust Board This is an opportunity to contribute to communities across York, Scarborough and Hull by becoming a Trustee at the 15-school Hope Sentamu Learning Trust. Board meetings are held either at the Trust Head office in York or via Zoom. The Trust has close links to the Church of England’s Diocese of York but applicants of all faiths and of none are welcomed.
We are currently seeking applicants with the following skills to help the board in its role to support the Chief Executive Officer while ensuring that the Trust meets its compliance objectives as detailed within the Academy Trust Handbook (
• a non-executive director/trustee with board level skills, and preferably committee chairing experience, in finance/accountancy and/or audit,
• a non-executive director/trustee with board level skills in educational improvement and performance, and/or pupil wellbeing,

2. Local Governors for Local Governing Committees at several schools, in particular:

York and Surrounding Area

  • Burton Green Primary School and Skelton Primary School (Joint LGC)
  • Forest of Galtres Anglican Methodist Primary School
  • Manor CE Academy
  • Vale of York Academy


  • Archbishop Sentamu Academy
  • Newland St John CE Primary Academy
  • St James CE Primary Academy


  • Graham School and George Pindar School (Joint LGC)

If you would like to find our further information please read on or contact us via so that we can arrange an informal discussion.

For further details and to apply please use the following links:

Hope Sentamu Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across the Trust. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.