All Locations
Chatham, Medway
Advertising SalarySalary Details:
Volunteer Role
Function:
Governor
Contract TypeContract Type:
Governor Role
Hours Per WeekHours Per Week:
0
Weeks Per Year:Weeks Per Year:
Term Time
Required Start Date:Required Start Date:
September 2024
External Advertising End Date
19 Jul 2024

About The Role

🌟 Join Us as a School Governor: Transform Lives and Shape Futures! 🌟

Are you ready for a fulfilling role that combines challenge, impact, and community engagement? As a school governor, you’ll play a pivotal part in shaping the educational landscape in your local community.

As a governor you will :

  1. Make a Real Difference: Your insights and experiences matter. Use your unique perspective to inform crucial conversations about education and student well-being.
  2. Board-Level Skills Development: Step into a board-level environment where you’ll hone your leadership, decision-making, and strategic thinking skills. It’s a chance to grow both personally and professionally.
  3. Community Contribution: Give back to your local community by actively participating in the school’s development. Your commitment will directly impact pupils, staff, and families.
  4. Support and Challenge: Be the voice that drives positive change. Support the school’s growth while constructively challenging it to improve. Your input matters!
  5. Diverse Perspectives: We value diversity. Bring your unique experiences and insights to decision-making, ensuring a well-rounded approach that benefits everyone.

Governing Boards are skills based and cover a wide variety of areas. Whilst it is advantageous, experience in education is not a necessity, as you will have the opportunity to learn and develop your knowledge base. The most important attributes we are looking for is a Governor who is dedicated and has the time to fulfil the role, is open to learning new things and, most importantly, believes in our vision to transform the life chances of the young people who attend our schools.  

Other Reasons to Consider Being a Governor:

  • Rewarding Experience: Few roles offer such a sense of fulfilment. Witness the impact of your contributions firsthand.
  • Professional Growth: Develop skills beyond the classroom. Network with like-minded professionals and broaden your horizons.
  • Community Integration: Become an integral part of the wider community, fostering connections that go beyond the school gates.

Next Steps

If you are interested in this governor vacancy and making a valuable contribution to our Trust we would encourage you to apply.

Early applications are encouraged, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please email [email protected]

About Us

Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools across the South-East and South-West of England, united in their common goal of providing a transformative education to our children and young people. All schools share a common mission, to nurture successful children who are confident and can think and act independently. At the heart of the Trust is the belief that the work that school leaders do must transform the life chances of students. As a Governor, you can work with school leaders to make positive change for the students in your school and ensure they are receiving the best of what the Trust and Schools have to offer.

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