Parent Governor Vacancy – Autumn 2018
Deadline:- Noon on 5th December 2018
Nominations are now being invited for the position of Parent Governor on our school's Governing Body.
Parent governors play an important role as members of the governing body, which is responsible for directing the conduct of the school and for promoting high standards of educational achievement. The term of office for parent governors as determined by the governing body is 4 years. The school has high expectations of the time and commitment required from its governors in order to effectively fulfil their roles.
Training is available for all governors and those new to being a governor are encouraged to attend induction training. All of our governors are expected to follow the Code of Conduct.
Nominations must be from parents or carers with children at the school on the day that nominations close. Parents/carers being nominated are invited to provide some brief biographical details limited to not more than 100 words suitable for inclusion in the ballot paper. Parents/carers who have paid employment in the school for 500 hours per academic year or more or who are elected members of the Local Authority are not eligible to stand in these elections.
If you would like to stand for election please download the nomination form from the website. This should be completed and returned to the school not later than Noon on Wednesday, 21st November 2018.
If there are more nominations than vacancies the election will be by secret ballot. If that is necessary, voting papers will be sent to all parents together with details of the ballot procedure.
The Governing Body
The Governing Body at OLSG works closely with the Senior Leadership team and are responsible for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its responsibilities include:
- setting targets for pupil achievement
- managing the school's finances
- making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based
- appointing staff
- reviewing staff performance and pay
- as a voluntary aided school, the Governing Body is also the employer of OLSG staff
The Full Governing Body comprises the following people:
Marian Harrington - Chair of Governors
Laura Rodwell - Staff Governor
Rosie McGlynn - Head Teacher Governor
Andrea Okoloekwe - Foundation Governor
Marina Tudda - Foundation Governor
Tisha Dasilva - Parent Governor
Sue Zeppetelli - Foundation Governor
Anthony McCarthy - Foundation Governor
Icilda Stewart - Foundation Governor
Fr Nixon Gomes - Foundation Governor
Rebecca Wright - Parent Governor
Caroline Aitken - Foundation Governor
Committees' Terms of Reference
As of 2017-2018, the committees have been reduced from 4 to 3 and are:
- HR, Finance and Infrastructure Terms of Reference - 2017 - 2018
- Learning Terms of Reference - 2017 - 2018
- Admissions Terms of Reference - 2017 -2018
- Admissions Terms of Reference 2015-16
- Infrastructure Committee Terms of Reference 2015-16
- Learning Committee Terms of Reference 2015-16
- HR and Finance Terms of Reference 2015-16
- Statement from Governors 2015-2016