Closing on: Mar 22, 2024

Empower Futures: Join the Governing Board at Tettenhall Wood School

Tettenhall Wood School, a proud member of the Amethyst Academies Trust, is seeking two passionate and dedicated individuals to join our Governing Board as voluntary governors. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the governance of a special school dedicated to providing exceptional education and support to students with special educational needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Play a critical role in realising the school’s ambitions, recognising future opportunities, and tackling challenges.
  • Provide appropriate challenge and support to the school’s executive team.
  • Contribute to the approval of the school’s mission, strategic vision, key performance indicators, and school improvement priorities.
  • Ensure the establishment and monitoring of systems of control and accountability.
  • Engage with parents and the local community to ensure the school meets local needs.

We’re Looking For:

  • Individuals with a commitment to education and lifelong learning.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of safeguarding young people.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Experience in governance, or a strong willingness to learn and contribute.

Benefits of the Role:

  • Play a vital part in the education and development of young people in your community.
  • Gain valuable experience in school governance and strategic planning.
  • Be part of a diverse and dynamic team committed to continuous improvement.
  • Full training and mentorship over a 12-month period to ease into the governance role.

Commitment:

  • Unpaid/voluntary position, with reasonable pre-agreed domestic travel expenses reimbursed.
  • Minimum of 80% attendance at formal meetings is expected.

Application Process:

  • We welcome visits from prospective Governors to discuss the role in more detail.
  • To apply, please send a short expression of interest (no more than 500 words) via email, covering your reasons for supporting the school, relevant experience or skills, and any other pertinent information.

Join us and make a positive difference in our young people’s lives!

For further details and to apply, please contact Lauren Jones, Governance Professional, at ljones@aatrust.co.uk

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