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School Governor Vacancies 2020



There are currently two vacancies for parent governors on the Governing Body.


The Governing Body’s core responsibilities:

 Standards – ensuring a strategic and systematic approach to promoting high standards of educational achievement, attendance and behaviour, including the rigorous review of published performance data;

 Targets – acting as a “critical friend” setting targets by which progress for pupil achievement and outcomes can be measured;

 Curriculum – ensuring all learners have access to a broad and balanced curriculum and that all statutory requirements are met;

 Determining the aims, policies and priorities of the school – involvement in the School Improvement Plan, School Self Evaluation and renewal and approval of statutory policies and documents;

 Finance – determining and monitoring the school budget

 Staffing – deciding the number of staff and involvement in all staffing processes including pay, staff appointments, performance management, suspension, disciplinary issues and dismissal, grievances;

 Providing parents with information – Annual Report to Parents, School Prospectus and meetings requested by parents;

 Inspection preparation and follow up – including producing an action plan and monitoring progress following an Estyn Inspection;

 The well being and safeguarding of learners including the promotion of Healthy Eating;

 Awareness of their responsibilities in equality matters and where to seek advice;  Evaluation of the Governing Body’s own performance as and when required.


Please see the documents below for further information and the application form.