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School Governors / Trustee

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Are you interested in becoming a school governor?

If you have:

  • An interest in our children’s future
  • A desire to make a difference
  • Time, energy and enthusiasm
  • A willingness to ask questions, listen and learn
  • A desire to give back to the community
  • A wish to use your professional experience and/or life skills

then being a school governor could be for you.

Governors are the strategic leaders of our schools and have a vital role to play in driving up school and pupil performance and ensuring that resources are used well to give every child the best possible education. Governors have a strong focus on three core strategic functions:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
  • Holding the head teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff.
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

For more information on the role of a school governor, please read the attached role profile and specification. If you are interested in becoming a governor, and joining the largest volunteer group in the country, please complete the application form and return it to octavogovernance@octavopartnership.org