Vacancies for Local Authority Governors – Spring 2022

Applications are invited from those wishing to be considered for current Local Authority (LA) school governor vacancies. The LA Governor Appointments Panel will consider on the basis of the contribution applicants can bring to a school in terms of their skills and experience.

 

Factors for consideration include:

  • Experience as an effective school governor measured in terms of possession of relevant skills, knowledge and experience including skills that match the challenges of the individual school
  • The contribution made during a term of office and regular attendance
  • A genuine desire to help improve standards of education within the school in partnership with the headteacher and the rest of the governing body
  • A knowledge of and an interest in the community in which the school is situated
  • A knowledge of modern education issues
  • A commitment to regular attendance at full governing body meetings as well as meetings of any committees of the governing body to which they are elected
  • A commitment to attend governor training courses to update their skills and knowledge to enhance their ability and effectiveness as a governor

 

Currently there are vacancies at the following schools:

 

  • Albert Primary

  • Bute Cottage Nursery

  • Cogan Primary School

  • Dinas Powys Primary

  • Gwenfo C/W Primary School

  • Llangan Primary School

  • Palmerston Primary School

  • Pencoedtre High

  • St Helen's Catholic Primary School

  • St Joseph's R/C Primary School

  • St Nicholas C/W Primary School

  • Whitmore High

  • Ysgol Dewi Sant

  • Ysgol Gwaun y Nant

  • Ysgol Iolo Morganwg

  • Ysgol St Baruc

  • Ysgol Y Ddraig

  • Ysgol Y Deri

 

 

If you feel that you can fulfil the above criteria and are interested in being considered as an LA governor at one of the above schools, please complete the application form and skills register and return to Jeremy Morgan at governors@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk.

 

If you have any queries, please contact Jeremy Morgan by email or on 01446 709108 (direct line).

 

Closing date for the receipt of completed application packs is no later than Thursday 17 March 2022 at midday.