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Joining the LGB

We are always keen to hear from individuals who may be interested in serving on the LGB. There are many reasons why this voluntary role might appeal. Your motivation might be to make a positive professional development step by enhancing your leadership skills, or you may have significant levels of expertise that the Board can benefit from.

An inclusive LGB composed of Governors who bring a diverse range of skills, experiences, qualifications, characteristics and perspectives will have a positive impact on setting the strategic direction of the College. The LGB therefore actively encourage volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives in order to reflect the communities it serves.

For further details, please contact the Clerk on 024 7632 8231 or at jacqui.twigger@ke6n.ac.uk

KE6 Parent Governor Vacancy

The Local Governing Body (LGB) at King Edward VI College has a vacancy for a Parent Governor. The term of office is two years. Further details are attached alongside a nomination form.

The role of the LGB includes overseeing the development and delivery of the College’s strategic plan; providing robust challenge and scrutiny of quality; and supporting and strengthening leadership by holding the Principal to account for the performance of students and staff.

The effectiveness with which the LGB discharges these responsibilities is supported by the inclusion of key stakeholders in its membership, including parents. The parental voice is highly valued and adds an important dimension to the decision making process at meetings. Being a Parent Governor is a rewarding experience that offers an opportunity to become more engaged with the College and its mission to inspire young people to gain the skills they need to thrive in an ever-changing world.

Your commitment to us would include attendance at approximately six meetings per academic year which are normally held on a Tuesday evening at 5pm. There are further opportunities to engage in College governance including Standard Review Panels, Governor Links and short term working groups. A tailored induction and ongoing training are available to support Governors.

To apply for this vacancy, you must be a parent, or an individual exercising parental responsibility (e.g. carer, legal guardian), of a student at the College.

Applicants should complete nomination form to jacqui.twigger@ke6n.ac.uk

The deadline for receipt of nominations is 22 November 2021.

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