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South Wonston Primary School

Co-opted School Governors Required

Closing date: 25/09/2019 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Other, Part-time

Salary Type: Other

Salary Details: Voluntary

Hours of Work: Part time - Volunteer

Location of Role: South Wonston Primary School

Job/Person Summary

School Governors have a key role in supporting the Headteacher and staff in its development and governance of the School for example:

 You don’t need any prior experience or to know anything about education or schooling.  Training to support you in this role is available in a range of ways including daytime and evening courses and computer-based learning.  We all come from a range of different backgrounds and each one of us brings something different.  

There is a time commitment, but we are flexible about how and when everyone makes a contribution.  On a termly basis, we would expect you to attend two full Governing Body meetings and two sub-committee meetings, either Resources or Curriculum & Standards, which take place in the evening.  It is essential that you can get into the school about once a term for a visit. School visits take many forms, sometimes it is to talk to the children and get their views, sometimes it is about spending time with one of the curriculum subject lead teachers to understand plans and the progress they are making, and sometimes it is to review the performance management arrangements or to ensure that key processes or audits are in place.

Whatever the role you play on the Governing body we can guarantee it will be both interesting and rewarding.

Application Procedure

For further information or just an informal chat about the role, please contact either:

Jane Bundy - Headteacher on 01962 811311 or adminoffice@southwonston.hants.sch.uk 


Steve Preece on 07713191802 or stephenpreece771@gmail.com 

Safer Recruitment

South Wonston Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Downs Road, South Wonston, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3EH

Telephone: 01962 881311

Website: http://www.southwonston.hants.sch.uk

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