NACE Trustee

We are seeking individuals who can make a significant contribution to the NACE board of trustees by sharing and implementing their knowledge, expertise and experience. We are particularly keen to hear from those with experience in the following areas:
  • Senior leaders within NACE member schools that hold the Challenge Award
  • Business
  • Legal practice
  • Fundraising
We are looking for trustees who can commit to our board for a minimum of two years. Successful applicants must be able to attend four board meetings per year (including a two-day summer residential), and may also choose to support sub-committees. We encourage trustees to represent the charity at external events and to attend NACE events where relevant.
Becoming a trustee offers the opportunity for both personal and professional development and is highly rewarding. You will be part of a team of skilled people who are passionate about supporting NACE's development as a charity. Training will be provided where necessary and you will be reimbursed for reasonable expenses incurred in connection with the role.
To apply, please send a covering letter, completed application form and equal opportunity monitoring form to NACE CEO Sue Riley: For an informal discussion about the role, email Sue Riley:

Closing date: 28 September 2018
Interviews: October 2018

NACE Associate – Wales 

Do you want to be part of a national education charity that supports teachers and has a positive impact on the life chances of thousands of young people?

NACE is looking for an individual to join its team to do just that. Working across Wales and reporting to the CEO, this is an exciting opportunity to join an established and influential membership charity at a key time in Wales’ educational reform journey and to help shape the more able and talented (MAT) agenda. 

NACE is seeking an associate to work in Wales on a range of existing projects, to develop new programmes and to network and represent the organisation. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of the MAT agenda and a track record of delivering high-quality educational activities. S/he will be a strong project manager and experienced in collaborative working with schools and educational institutions. This role is home-based with frequent travel across Wales and to NACE’s head office in Oxfordshire. 

To apply, please send a covering letter (including your available start date), completed application form and equal opportunity monitoring form to NACE CEO Sue Riley:

For an informal discussion about the role, email Sue Riley:

No agencies.

Closing date: 20 September 2018
Interviews: 28 September 2018

Join our network of NACE associates

We are currently seeking experienced education practitioners, consultants and school leaders to join our network of NACE associates. Our associates work across England, Wales and beyond, providing support for schools seeking to improve their provision for more able learners, in the context of challenge for all. The role includes delivering in-school CPD, leading workshops at conferences and off-site training days, providing bespoke consultancy and guidance, and conducting assessments of schools applying for the NACE Challenge Award.

To find out more or express your interest in becoming a NACE associate, please email