Become a Board Director

The BKCAT is welcoming new Directors to join the Trust Board.

Are you a Practising Catholic?

Do you have a senior background in Education, Accountancy, or Primary Education expertise?

Then you could be the perfect candidate as a Director of the BKCAT.

The BKCAT is very proud of its journey of progress; we require new individuals to help lead us into the next phase of development and maximise the Trust’s potential.

You will join the Trust Board and play a part in setting the strategic direction for the BKCAT. As a Director, you will have ample opportunities to take on focused roles such as a Trust Board Committee Member, dependent on your skills and experience.

Being a Director gives you opportunities to gain different interests and meet new people. Full support and training is available to ensure that you have the tools at your disposal to effectively fulfil your role.

A Trust Board Director is a voluntary role, from which you will reap so many benefits as you play a fundamental part in the lives of the thousands of pupils and students, and the hundreds of staff that form the BKCAT.

Join our friendly, inclusive and dynamic Trust, and be a piece of the puzzle in becoming the Catholic MAT of choice for an exceptional pathway of education for the children and young people within our communities.

To apply for the role of Director, please download and complete the two application forms below and return using the file upload function in the ‘Send us your application’ section.

Once we have received your application, a member of the Trust Governance Team will be in touch to guide you through the rest of the application process.

If you would like to speak to a member of the Trust Governance Team before applying you can contact them via email using, alternatively you can express your interest by following the link to our Expression of Interest Form and a member of the BKCAT Governance Team will be in touch.

The Chair of The Trust Board would be very happy to speak to those interested about the role; please contact the Trust Governance Team to arrange a convenient time for a conversation to take place.

Please note that both forms are required to be completed and returned in order to process your application to the next stage.

Form 1: Nomination form for Foundation Directors & Governors

Form 2: Religious Reference Request Form