We currently have two vacancies for parent governors at Culcheth High School.
What do School Governors do?
- Oversee the budget
- Monitor the performance of the school, e.g. in examinations and key stage tests
- Advise on school policies and procedures
- Provide a vital means for parents and the community to get their views heard by the Governing Body as a whole
Are you interested?
If you are interested in becoming a Parent Governor but feel a little daunted by the responsibility you may be taking on, remember that training will be available and you will always act as part of a team. No special expertise or formal qualifications are required, however we are particularly keen to receive nominations from parents/carers with financial, personnel, educational or any other backgrounds that have transferable skills to help Culcheth High School develop further. An interest in specialist areas such as Special Educational Needs, Pupil Premium and Finance would also be an advantage.
If you become a governor, you will be taking on the following commitments to help make sure the school is well managed:
- To share the responsibilities of the Governing Body as summarised above
- To attend and participate in governor meetings on a regular basis – theGoverning Body meets three times a year
- To join one Committee. Committees meet three times a year and report to the Governing Body
- To undergo appropriate training
If you are interested in being nominated, please read the relevant documents, complete and return the Application form which can be found below.
Nomination forms should be returned to Mrs S Dibben, Clerk to the Governors, by 9.00 a.m. on Friday 24 November 2017.