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Local Authority Governor - Part-time

The Craylands School, Swanscombe

  • Ref:KCC886-2689-126S
  • Posted:21/11/2018
  • Pay:Voluntary
  • Start Date:Jan 2019
  • App Close Date:17/12/2018 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tbc


We are looking for a local authority school governor to add to our governing body, so if you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy working as part of a team and are interested in giving something back to your community, this could be the opportunity for you.

School governors work with the senior leadership team to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the school, monitor school performance and ensure that the school budget is well spent; ultimately ensuring that our school provides the best possible education for our children.

There are no formal qualifications required to be a school governor, however you will need to be wiling to dedicate time to carry out monitoring in school as well as read paperwork before meetings and be prepared to challenge the school through questioning.We encourage new governors to carry out training to carry out their roles as effectively as possible.

If you would like to find out more about the role, take a tour of the school and meet the headteacher, Kris Hiscock, please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Information about the school

Safe together, Happy together, Learning Together; - Craylands is a KCC primary school which opened in September 2003. The whole school team work together to provide a welcoming environment in which to deliver a broad, highly enriched skills based curriculum that meets the needs of every individual pupil in our school. Our beautiful building, extensive grounds and stimulating resources motivate and inspire pupils, staff, governors and community alike.

Craylands School has begun its expansion from a 1 FE to a 2 FE school; our new KS2 building has been completed and we are 2FE in KS1 now.

The Craylands School is committed to safeguarding its pupils to ensure that all members of the school community are safe together and happy together. All posts are subject to satisfactory references, DBS and health check; we will endeavour to request references before interviewing.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 388231

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.