Current Vacancies

Vacancies at Wynstones

Wynstones School is a Steiner Waldorf School on a beautiful 11 acre campus in the Gloucestershire countryside. We are within commuting distance of Worcester, Stroud, Cheltenham and Bristol. We follow the Waldorf curriculum, providing all-round education for children aged 3 to 18 years. It’s a great time to join us and develop an education that focuses on the needs of the developing human being. We offer GCSE, A Levels and EPQ in our Upper School.

We are committed to inspirational, hands-on, creative education which fosters a lifelong love of learning and gives young people an outstanding preparation for life. Our aim is to nurture creative, confident, socially responsible young people who reach their full potential.

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Chair and Trustee Recruitment

Wynstones – a Steiner Waldorf School

 

Wynstones School was founded in 1937 It was based on and continues to aspire to a holistic vision of human development and potential articulated by the Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner and cultivated over the past century by Waldorf schools across the world. Today, with more than 1,000 Waldorf schools in 83 countries, Waldorf Education is the fastest growing independent educational movement in the world.

The school sits within an extensive estate near Gloucester in a village constellation of buildings designed to integrate the arts and crafts as well as sports and movement into the academic development of pupils, mirroring the pedagogical principle of ‘head, heart, hand’ increasingly used in progressive, child-centred education.

 

We are currently calling for a Chair and new trustees to help shape and assure the future excellence of provision. Wynstones is a fee-paying independent Steiner Waldorf school and an educational charity. Trustees are essential to upholding the school’s charitable aims and institutional integrity. The role is highly valued, but voluntary and with no remuneration, it focuses on strategic aspects of governance and holding leaders to account, rather than the operational detail of the running of the school day to day.

We are initially seeking a Chair and 3 new trustees who are passionate about diversity and excellence in educational provision and committed to the furtherance of excellent Steiner Waldorf provision. We are calling for committed people with a passion for education with the following range of skills:

  • An experienced financial trustee able to hold leadership to account for effective business planning, financial modelling and budget management.
  • A National Leader of Governance or a charity trustee with excellent knowledge of the charity commission requirements with regards to education.
  • An experienced champion of children's wellbeing with a proven track record in upholding all aspects of safeguarding practice, policy and culture.
  • An experienced champion of equalities and special needs in education with a proven track record upholding the rights of all children; a seasoned anti-discrimination campaigner able to hold school leaders to account for provision and practice.

 

To apply

For a full brief and confidential conversation, please contact our retained recruiter Anna Jay: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07904 236 348.

Trustees will be voted in at our AGM on 21st May; we therefore need to encourage interest, conversations and applications as soon as possible. In order to apply please send a CV and covering letter outlining your experience relevant to our requirements and your motivations for applying to join our Board to our retained recruiter Anna Jay. We will be closing the opportunity on Monday 4th May.

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Volunteer Application Form

 

All enquiries and applications to: 01452 429225 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.