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Sponsor Governor Vacancy 


23rd October 2017

We currently have a vacancy for a Sponsor Governor which we hope to fill as soon as possible.

The governing body, with the head teacher, have overall responsibility for the running of the academy. The main tasks are:

  • Ensure that pupils receive high quality education.
  • Oversee the financial performance of the academy, ensuring money is well spent.
  • Plan for future development and improvement.

Sponsor governors are welcomed as valued members of the team and play a vital role in ensuring the governing body are aware of the local community.

If you:

  • Are able to work well with others,
  • Are interested in education generally and our academy in particular,
  • Have a willingness to listen and make informed judgements,
  • Are keen to play a part in improving the academy,
  • Are willing to give about 10-15 hours a term to attend meetings and training (normally in the evenings).
  • Ideally have experience in running a business, or transferable skills including finance, HR, health and safety, legal/ regulatory or general management.

You could be the very person to become a sponsor governor.

Please see below for further information about the role.

If you wish to be considered for the position of Sponsor Governor please email our Chair of Governors Sue Eaton on by 15th December 2017 at 12 noon to register your interest.

If you wish to find out more about what the role involves, she will be happy to discuss this with you in more detail. You may also wish to look at the information on the academy website:

Please note that for the protection of the children all Governor appointments are subject to a vetting process and enhanced DBS check.

If there are more applications than vacancies, we will contact you to arrange an interview.