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Parent Governor Vacancy!

Dear Parents

 

Nominations for parent governors

The governing body of your school has a vacancy for a parent governor and is looking for parents who have children at the school. The term ‘parent’ relates to any person who has ‘parental responsibility’ as defined by the Section 576 of the Education Act 1996.  If you have any queries about your eligibility as a parent, please contact the headteacher for further advice.

 

We are looking for parents who have the skills required to contribute to effective governance and the success of the school. Your skills may include personal attributes, qualities and capabilities, such as the ability and willingness to learn and develop new skills.

 

Governing bodies are responsible for a wide range of matters which come under three main headings:

 

Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;

Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and

Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

 

Governors need a strong commitment to the role and to improving outcomes for children, the inquisitiveness to question and analyse, and the willingness to learn.

 

As an effective governing body, we seek to secure or develop within our membership as a whole, expertise and experience in

 

  • analysing performance data,
  • budgeting and driving financial efficiency,
  • performance management and employment issues, including grievances.

See 'Governor' section or 'Parents' section on the website for details of how to apply.

 

Any queries, please contact Mrs Brown in the school office :)

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