We are looking for Governors to cover the Stoke-on-Trent area.The hours are both variable and flexible, and will be agreed between you and your Governing Body.
Governors are the biggest volunteer force in the UK. Some of the benefits of this role are : * Improving outcomes for Stoke on Trent children
Giving back to your community
Learning new transferable skills* Continuous Professional development JOB DESCRIPTIONThis is an exciting opportunity to help drive forward school improvement by making a significant contribution to a school governing body.
You will be part of a governing body, working effectively with the chair of governors, the Headteacher or Principal and other governors, and you will be suitably trained to carry out the three core functions;
1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction; 2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff;
and 3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent. PERSON SPECIFICATION* You need to be passionate about improving education for all children* You do not need an education background to be a school Governor, Governing Bodies need skills from all walks of life* You will be willing to give your time and share your skills and knowledge to ensure positive outcomes for all our children
You will be a team player, who is well organised, with good listening and oral skills.