Community AGC members (governors)
We are currently seeking Community Academy Governance Committee members (governors) for the following Academies:
- St Laurence's CofE Primary School, Old Church Road, Coventry, CV6 7ED
- St Bartholomew's CofE Academy, Bredon Avenue, Coventry, CV3 2LP
- Queens CofE Academy, Bentley Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5LR
- Leamington Hastings CofE Academy, Leamington Hastings, Rugby, CV23 8EA
- Salford Priors CofE Academy, Salfrod Priors, Evesham, WR11 8XD
- All Saints Bedworth CofE Academy, Bedworth, CV12 9HP
- Harris CofE Academy, Harris Drive, Overslade Lane, Rugby, CV22 6EA
- St Johns CofE Academy, Winsford Avenue, Coventry, CV5 9HZ
- Long Itchington CofE Academy, Stockton Road, Long Itchington, CV47 2QP
- Studley St Mary's CofE Academy, New Road, Studley, B80 7ND
- Southam St James CofE Academy, Tollgate Road, Southam, CV47 1EE
- Stretton CofE Academy, Stretton Avenue, Coventry, CV3 3AE
In the first instance please email firstname.lastname@example.org to express an interest.
Community Academy Governance Committee members (governors)
We are currently seeking Academy Governance Committee (AGC) members (Community governors) to support the management of the school and enable the school to run as effectively as possible. AGC members work alongside senior leaders and supporting teachers to provide excellent education to children. Being an AGC member (governor) is a commitment to attending Academy Governance Committee meetings as well as termly visits to school to assist with monitoring. AGC members are also involved in the school community, acting as critical friends to the headteacher and senior leaders. AGC members bring a wide range of skills and expertise from their professional lives to the committee and schools benefit greatly from working with volunteers with a variety of backgrounds.
AGC members (governors) have the following responsibilities:
Provide support, monitoring and challenge around educational experience and performance
Church, community and stakeholder engagement
Support alignment with Trust strategy, approach, ethos and values.
To develop a detailed knowledge of the school community as a whole through focused visits.
To be supportive of the school, its Head Teacher and staff.
To attend meetings of the AGC.
Personal qualities of an AGC member:
Integrity and good interpersonal skills.
A genuine interest in and enthusiasm for education.
A willingness and capacity to serve for four years.
A willingness and capacity to learn.
Being an AGC member (school governor) is a chance to experience strategic leadership at any point in one’s career. The role provides individuals with the opportunity to develop and hone skills such as negotiation, influencing and teamwork. Volunteers need to be dedicated people who care about improving education, but they do not need prior governance or board experience. It makes the role perfect for professionals looking to improve their business and leadership skills, give back to society and enhance children’s futures.