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Governor Vacancies

Leigh Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure certificate. Leigh Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Co-opted Governor Vacancies

Leigh Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure certificate. Leigh Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

 

Leigh Trust are looking for Co-opted Governors to join our Local Governing Boards.  A Co-opted Governor will be on the Board of 2 schools.

 

About the schools – Leigh Trust has 5 schools with Local Governing Boards for 4 of them. Alston Primary School, Leigh Primary School, Marlborough Primary School, Nansen Primary School, and Wyndcliffe Primary School.

 

The main responsibilities of a Governor

  • As part of a team:
  • Setting the strategic direction of the school;
  • Holding the leadership to account for the performance of the school;
  • Making sure that resources are used well for the needs of the children.

 

Requirements

There are no specific qualifications for the role of governor.  You just need the right attitude, enthusiasm, and time to devote to the role.

 

Specific requirements for the school in the Trust

To work in a professional manner as part of a team and take collective responsibility for decisions and a strong interest in curriculum, health and safety, pupil and staff wellbeing.

 

Days & Times of most meetings

Monday, Tuesday or Thursday afternoons between 1.30pm and 4.30pm.

 

The time commitment

There are 4 meetings per year, 3 hours each.  Governors would be encouraged to visit schools and undertake training.

 

Why volunteer

Volunteering as a School Governor is a great opportunity to gain leadership experience as well as transferable skills that enhance performance and employability.  Most of all, you will have the satisfaction of making a real difference to children’s lives and helping them to realise their potential.

 

We would love to hear from you

You can contact the Trust in a variety of ways:

Email: r.barrett@leightrust.co.uk

Phone: 0121 809 9837

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