|Role||Type||Name||Start date||End date|
|Chair||Foundation||Mr Jimmy McNamee||16/01/17||15/01/21|
|Headteacher||Mrs Debby Rigby||Ex Officio||Ex Officio|
|Foundation||Ms Helen Tierney||01/09/18||31/08/22|
|Foundation||Ms Mary Wilson||01/09/18||14/01/22|
|Vice Chair||Foundation||Mr David Forshaw||02/05/17||01/05/21|
|Foundation||Mr Peter Chapman||01/12/18||31/11/22|
|Parent||Mr Daniel McGarvey||01/12/18||31/11/22|
|Foundation||Mr Neil Ryan||21/03/17||20/03/21|
|Staff Teacher||Ms Clare Chippendale||15/10/15||14/10/19|
|LA||Ms Rachel Lomax||10/10/17||09/10/21|
Clerk to the Governors Mrs P Barnes, Atlas House, Corporation Street, St Helens, WA9 1LD
What is needed
• A strong commitment to the role and to improving outcomes for children.
• Inquisitiveness, to question, analyse and offer support.
• Good inter-personal skills.
• Sufficient numeracy skills to understand basic data.
• Ability and willingness to learn and develop new skills.
What is involved
• The role requires you to spend a reasonable amount of time on it. As well as attending meetings, you will need to spend sufficient time to understand the role, the concepts and education policy in the UK.
• You will attend two governing body meetings a term for two to three hours
• You will sit on one or two committees of the governing body which look at specific areas and which meet once or twice a term.
• You will need to be prepared to take on a role as a link governor for one curricular area or subject matter in the school, such as health and safety.
• You must read papers in advance of meetings.
• You will act as a link between the parent body and the school.
• You must undertake training with the local authority’s governor support programme.
• You will make at least one official visit a year to the school.
• You may take part in an interview panel on occasion, as required.
• You will need to be supportive and aware of the importance of confidentiality in certain circumstances.