Parent Governor Nominations
Folkestone Academy is recruiting a new Parent Governor. We are looking for someone who:
Cares about improving children’s outcomes;
Wants to contribute to the community;
Wants to work as part of a team;
Is willing to ask questions and willing to learn;
Supports the vision, mission and values of the Trust – to add educational and social value.
Training and ongoing support will be provided to the designated Governor.
Notes for Parent Governors
You must be the parent or carer of a registered pupil of our School.
You are not eligible to be a parent governor if:
you are an elected member of Kent County Council; or
you are disqualified by the regulations which are summarised below.
Please note that for the protection of children, all governor appointments are subject to a declaration of eligibility and a vetting process, which includes an enhanced DBS check.
Requirements to consider when thinking about becoming a governor:
Interest in education
Good communication/interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Willing to participate in training
Desire to support the school
Other relevant experience
Listen to and respect the views of others.
Express their own views clearly and succinctly.
Take their fair share of work/positions of responsibility.
Know, understand and work within the prescribed regulatory framework.
If you have any questions please contact the Trust Governance Officer – email@example.com
Please complete the nomination form and return to the Academy reception or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 11th November 2022