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Mapledene Primary School (Sheldon)

This advert is for a School Governor Vacancy
Address
Mapledene Road, Sheldon, Birmingham, B26 3XE
School website
http://www.mapledene.bham.sch.uk
About the school

Mapledene Primary School is a larger than average community school located in Sheldon, not far from Birmingham Airport.  The school occupies a large site with a playing field, several garden/environmental areas and four main playgrounds.

We place the utmost value on building strong relationships with our parents, our community and beyond.  We summarise our ethos in our school motto: Belong, Believe, Be You; Achieve
 

The main responsibilities of a Governor
As part of a team:
•Setting the strategic direction of the school;
•Holding the leadership to account for the performance of the school;
•Making sure that resources are used well and that money is well spent.
Requirements
There are no specific qualifications for the role of governor. You just need the right attitude, enthusiasm, and time to devote to the role.
Specific requirements for this school

To work in a professional manner as part of a team and take collective responsibility for decisions and have a strong interest in finance.

Day and times of most meetings

Mondays at 5pm

The time commitment
Approximately 10 days per year spent attending meetings, visiting the school from time-to-time and undertaking relevant training.
Why volunteer?

Volunteering as a School Governor is a great opportunity to gain leadership experience at board level as well as transferable skills that enhance performance and employability. Most of all, you will have the satisfaction of making a real difference to children’s lives and helping them to realise their potential.

We would love to hear from you.

What should I do if I am interested?

You can contact School and Governor support in a variety of ways. By:
Email:     governors@birmingham.gov.uk 
Phone:     0121-303-2259
Looking on our website: https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20125/school_and_governor_support/871/interested_in_becoming_a_school_governor 
 

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