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Do you have a deep-seated belief in the transformative power of education? Are you eager to make a positive impact on the lives of young people? If so, we invite you to consider a rewarding role as a Trustee for the Robert Carre Trust.

About Us

The Robert Carre Trust is a thriving Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) committed to providing exceptional educational opportunities for students in the Sleaford area. Our two selective schools, Carre's Grammar School and Kesteven and Sleaford High School, share a common ethos of academic excellence, personal development and social responsibility.

Your Role as a Trustee

As a Trustee, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our schools and supporting our mission to empower students to achieve their full potential. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to strategic decision-making and long-term planning
  • Overseeing financial management
  • Overseeing safeguarding of students
  • Ensuring the schools adhere to high standards of quality and excellence
  • Collaborating with fellow Trustees, school leaders, parents and the wider community

We are seeking individuals with

  • A passion for education and a commitment to student success
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills
  • A sound understanding of financial management and governance
  • Experience in a professional or educational setting
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

In addition to the satisfaction of making a meaningful contribution, becoming a Trustee offers

  • The opportunity to network with like-minded individuals and influence educational policy
  • The chance to gain valuable experience in governance and leadership
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to shape the future of our schools.

Join Our Journey of Excellence

If you are ready to embrace a challenging yet rewarding role and make a significant impact on the lives of young people, we encourage you to apply. Applications, including a current CV, should be sent to the Governance Professional at

Together, we can create a legacy of educational excellence for the next generation of learners.

Further Information

For more information about the Trust, its schools and its governance structure, please see or contact the Chair.

Applications, with current CVs, should be sent to the Governance Professional.

Local Governor Vacancies

Governor Vacancies are advertised on the respective school Governors’ webpages. If you would like more information about the roles, please contact the Governance Professional.

The election process to fill a Parent Governor vacancy at both schools is now open.  See CGS Parent Governor Elections - Letter to Parents - 2024-04 and KSHS Parent Governor Elections - Letter to Parents - 2024-04 in the Downloads section below for more details.