Co-Opted Community Governor

Expiring today

St James CofE Primary, Wolverley Crescent, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 1BG
This is a voluntary unpaid appointment
06 Oct 2020
23 Oct 2020
Job Ref
School Office
Job Type
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Zero hours

Become a school governor If you care about the education children receive, you can make an important contribution to your local community by becoming a school governor. School Governors make a positive contribution to children’s education by offering supportive challenge to help raise standards and monitor resources effectively.  School Governors work as a team and come from a wide variety of backgrounds to add value to school life by offering their skills, expertise and time.

Being a governor at St James C of E Primary School is rewarding.   St James C of E Primary School is committed to raising educational standards. We are looking for dedicated individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of children and are willing to share their experience in an educational environment.

Preferable skills and competencies

Our governors come from a range of different backgrounds, skills and experiences, but all share a common interest of wanting the best possible education for the children in our school. We are looking for dedicated individuals who can offer their knowledge and expertise in one or more of these areas; finance, human resources, health and safety, communications or managing premises.

If you have a passion for improving the life chances of children and can offer supportive challenge to the leadership of our school to help us to fulfil our vision, please let us know.

A discussion with the Head teacher and Chair of Governors would be offered to any interested person.

Sandwell council and St James C of E Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils, we expect all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. Training is available for all governors and those new to being a governor are expected to attend induction training.  All of our governors are expected to follow the Code of Conduct which can be found on our website.

Please include your name and contact number. Application forms can be obtained from the school by emailing  The closing date for application forms is on Friday 23rd October 2020 at 12:00 noon.

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