Join Blackdown Pre-School as a Treasurer

Join Blackdown Pre-School as a Treasurer

Trustee/Governor
J97673
At a glance

Skills

  • Accountancy / Auditing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management
  • Business development / Sales
  • Governance
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Strategic mentoring / coaching
  • HR

Where

Camberley, GU16 6SY
Mainly at home

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month, 1-3 hours / week or 3-7 hours / week
There are 3 committee meetings and an AGM once a year. Additional help required when reporting finances to the charity commission.

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Blackdown Pre-School is an Ofsted registered term-time only early years provider located in Deepcut is looking for a Treasurer to help us navigate the financial aspects relating to a pre-school.

 

 

What will you be doing?

We are currently seeking dedicated individuals to join our Board of Trustees and be part of the CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) committee. This committee plays a key role in ensuring we can continue to positively provide early years services and support to local families. As a Trustee, you will work together with a team to direct the strategic progression of the charity, ensure financial security, and navigate business, management, or governance issues as they arise.

Key Areas of Expertise Needed:

  • Finance: We are particularly in need of a Treasurer with financial and accounting skills. Your role will involve assisting with financial planning and management, budgeting, and ensuring robust governance around financial matters.
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Forward Business Planning
  • Grant Applications
  • Marketing
  • Policy Reviews and Governance Procedures
  • Succession Planning

Treasurer Role: The Treasurer will ideally:

  • Assist the staff manager and finance officer with governance of financial procedures.
  • Update financial policies, including the reserves policy.
  • Assist with year-end accounts.
  • Participate in forward financial planning for the pre-school.

If you have experience in Finance, HR, business planning, or any of the other key areas listed, and you are passionate about contributing to the success of Blackdown Pre-School, we would love to hear from you.

Who Can Apply:

  • You do NOT need experience in Early Years or childcare provision. Our professional staff are the experts in these areas.
  • The role is subject to suitability checks by Ofsted and a DBS check to ensure the safety and well-being of the children.

What are we looking for?

We are ideally looking for someone with a financial background, though would consider experience in the following areas if you have a particular attention to the detail:

  • Finance: We are particularly in need of a Treasurer with financial and accounting skills. Your role will involve assisting with financial planning and management, budgeting, and ensuring robust governance around financial matters.
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Forward Business Planning
  • Grant Applications
  • Marketing
  • Policy Reviews and Governance Procedures
  • Succession Planning

What difference will you make?

Our mission is to provide a nurturing and educational environment for young children, fostering their growth and development during these critical early years.Why Early Years Matter: The early years of a child’s life are critical for their development and shape their lives for years to come. By joining our board, you will contribute to a cause that has a lasting impact on the community and future generations.

You will:

  • Make a meaningful impact in the community by supporting early childhood education.
  • Share your skills, time, and ideas with others.
  • Gain experience in governance and management of a charitable organization.
  • Learn about early years education and contribute to the development of a strong approach as we evolve alongside the government’s planned expansion of the early years childcare system.

Join us in shaping a brighter future for the children of Deepcut and the surrounding areas.

Before you apply

Please contact us via Reach with any questions and to let us know why you are interested.

Causes
  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

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