A brief note about what we do:
Waberthwaite school governors are a voluntary body of people from all walks of life, each offering skills and experiences from their differing backgrounds.
The key role of the governors is to provide strategic leadership and accountability to our school. Our main functions are to:
Set the aims and objectives for the school, as well as agreeing the school policies
Manage the school budget and employ the school staff
Monitor and evaluate the schools performance
Support and challenge the Head teachers internal organisation and management of the school.
As a voluntary aided church of England school, Waberthwaite's governing body is set by a legally binding constitution and is made up of twelve governors from four categories
7 Foundation governors ( nominated by the diocese ) including an ex officio foundation governor (local vicar )
We currently have 2 vacancies for Foundation Governors.
2 Parent governors ( nominated by the parent body )
1 Staff governor
1 Local authority governor
The governing body also employs a Clerk.
If you are interested in joining our small team in the event of a vacancy; whether you are a parent or even someone who lives in our local community who would like to find out more about becoming a Governor, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org . You don't need any particular qualifications, just a wish to make a difference in the education of the young people of our community.
How do I contact a Governor?
You can make contact with any Governor through the Clerk to the Governors.