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We currently have 1 Governor vacancy

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1x Community Governors (Co-opted)

Role of a Co-opted Governor


Purpose of the Role

To contribute to the work of the Board’s committees as laid out below:

• to strengthen the breadth of experience and skills available on the Board of Governors

• to contribute their professional, personal and specialist skills.


Co-opted governors’ main duties are:

 • providing advice to assist the Board in its work

• attend committee meetings, governor training, induction and other events as required

• contribute to the business of the Governors as detailed in the Terms of Reference

• to comply with the legal framework in which the school's operate

 • participate in the evaluation of the effectiveness of the Board and its overall contribution to the role of governance within the School


• Governors are required to make an annual declaration of eligibility and of interests. This is held by the Clerk of Governors and are made available to members of the public.

 • Governors are required to agree to an Enhanced Disclosure as well as other checks outlined in Keeping Children safe in Education September 2021.


All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  However, amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are 'protected'.  These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.  Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website or see here.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-disclosure form to provide details of all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered or protected, prior to the date of the interview.  You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process.  If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure & Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed.  Please note it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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