Job Details:
Local Governor Vacancies at The Belham Primary School

We are looking to appoint three governors to join the local governing body at the school.

​The local governing body is made up of dedicated volunteers who bring a range of skills and experience from their professional, personal, and volunteering lives. As a Trust we are dedicated to diversity among our governing bodies, and to ensuring that every voice is heard respectfully. We actively welcome and encourage applications from communities who tend to be under-represented in school governance. We are committed to continuous improvement in how representative we are of our local communities, gender, ethnicity, religion, age, professional background, and all other aspects of diversity.

We would especially welcome applications from anyone with skills or experience from any of the following areas:

  • Public sector experience
  • Property and Estates Management experience
  • Financial Management experience
  • School sector risk management including managing conflicts of interest
  • Experience of curriculum development, school assessment and progress/attainment
  • Inspection and oversight in the school sector

In addition, the following areas of experience would be useful:

  • Familiarity with SEND and Safeguarding concepts
  • HR
  • Technology / social media
  • Previous school governance experience

Any new governor must have the time commitment to prepare for and attend local governing body meetings, governance training sessions and school visits, including occasional visits during the school day.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying you can download an application form above. This should be completed and returned to:

Shalene Varcoe - Head of Trust Governance
Post: S Varcoe, The Charter Schools Educational Trust, Jarvis Road, London SE22 8RB