School Governor

Voluntary work
27 Sep 2018
01 Nov 2018
Emma Over
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A Unique Chance to Make a Difference to Young People’s Lives

Why not come to our business breakfast and find out more?

Our governors join us through a variety of routes and with a range of different backgrounds, skills and experiences.  They are all volunteers who work together for the benefit of the academy.  Governors are the most important volunteer workforce in education. We value the link that governors provide between the academy and the community it serves. 

Castle Phoenix Trust is currently looking for new governors for Caludon Castle, Hill Farm Primary and Kingsbury School and would be delighted to hear from anyone who has:

  • An interest in supporting our students from our most vulnerable to our most able
  • A desire to provide support and challenge to the school
  • An open and enquiring mind – with a good sense of humour!
  • The ability to consider issues objectively
  • The confidence to ask questions and join in debate
  • A willingness to listen and make informed judgements
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Time to spare
  • Sufficient numeracy skills to understand basic data
  • And most importantly enthusiasm!

What we can offer is:

  • The opportunity to make a difference in some of the most vulnerable young lives
  • A real sense of achievement
  • The pleasure of helping our students reach their potential
  • A chance to develop skills in strategic management
  • The opportunity to work with our team of governors and staff in improving our school
  • Training to develop an understanding of specific school management issues
  • An insight into the education system including the structure of a Multi Academy Trust

Are you interested and would you like to apply?  If so we would like to invite you to attend a business breakfast on Thursday 1st November 2018 at 8.15am.  The purpose of this would be for Michele Marr, Chief Executive of the Trust and Headteacher of Caludon Castle, to meet with you and provide more information about the role of the local governing body.  You would also have a tour of the school and the chance to meet some of our students. Please contact Karen Steele at on 02476 444822 to book your place. We will provide you with further information on how you can apply for a role at the business breakfast over a coffee and a croissant!  If you cannot attend the business breakfast, please email Emma to arrange an alternative meeting date which can be during the evening after school.  Please see attached additional information sheet.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all governors and volunteers to share this commitment.  Governor opportunities are subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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