Parent Governor Vacancies


We currently have 3 vacancies for the role of Parent Governor at Meadowhead School in which you may be interested.

Parent Governors bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Governing Board and contribute to the successful running of the school. Decisions made by the Board influence the whole school, but Governors are not responsible for day to day decisions – these are the responsibility of the Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team.  We set the ethos and culture of the school and support the drive for improvement.  We oversee the finances and ensure money is well spent.  Responsibility for decisions lies with the Governing Body collectively so not with any one person individually.

The time commitment includes attendance at termly Full Governing Board meetings, and Governors are expected to support one of the subcommittees which also meet termly and cover the areas of Pupils, Teaching & Achievement, and Finance & Resources. These meetings are held early evenings.  In addition, Governors are encouraged to attend some of the themed visits arranged during the school day on an aspect of the School Improvement Plan.

There are no set skills required to becoming a Parent Governor – commitment to children’s education and some time are all that is needed. You will be offered initial and ongoing training and an experienced Governor to support you.  The role is voluntary – meaning unpaid; the rewards lie in seeing the school and its students flourish!  Most of our team enjoy the role so much they elect to serve a second term of office – we would love to welcome some new members.

Are you interested? Would you like to discuss it further with no obligation? Please contact Mrs Hays, Clerk to Governors, at the school, leaving contact details, preferably a phone number and one of us will get back to you.  Mrs Hays can be contacted via the enquiries email address at: