South Petherton Junior School

South Petherton Junior School


Vacancies for School Governors. Could you make a positive contribution to a local school?Being a governor is a rewarding way of making a positive, voluntary contribution to the lives of local young children by offering supportive challenge to help raise standards and monitor resources effectively within a school. South Petherton Junior School is looking for new governors to join their team. We are looking for skilled volunteers from all backgrounds, particularly those with experience of finance, human resources or managing premises.

South Petherton Junior School has vacancies for School Governors.

Could you make a positive contribution to a local school?

Being a governor is a rewarding way of making a positive, voluntary contribution to the lives of local young children by offering supportive challenge to help raise standards and monitor resources effectively within a school. South Petherton Junior School is looking for new governors to join their team. We are looking for skilled volunteers from all backgrounds, particularly those with experience of finance, human resources or managing premises.

Governors are appointed to provide

  • Strong links between the school and the community it serves

  • An independent view

  • Accountability to the community for the use of resources and the standards of teaching and learning within the school

  • Support for the Head teacher and staff.

Governors are involved in

  • Senior staff appointments

  • Financial management of the school

  • The curriculum and pupil discipline

  • Community links.

We would like to hear from anyone who has:

  • An interest in the performance of the school

  • An open and enquiring mind

  • The confidence to ask questions and join in debate

  • A willingness to listen and make informed decisions

  • The ability to work well with others

  • Time to spare (6 evening meetings a year plus committee meetings if desired)

For more details please contact the Clerk to Governors:  jchant1@educ.somerset.gov.uk

All Governors must be over 18 and complete safeguarding checks.