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Colden Common Primary School

Community Governor Vacancy

Closing date: 01/04/2021 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Other, Part-time

Salary Type: Other

Salary Details: Voluntary

Hours of Work: Part time

Location of Role: Colden Common Primary School

Job/Person Summary

Colden Common is a vibrant and exciting primary school with a broad curriculum. The most recent inspection has highlighted the many strengths of the school with a judgement of “Good” by Ofsted. We have a strong teaching and leadership team and a passionate and enthusiastic Governing Body. We are a school that is growing so now is a fantastic time to join our small team of Governors. 

The Governing body are the strategic decision makers and vision setters in the school. We play a vital role in ensuring the best possible education for all children by creating robust accountability for school leaders. Crucially, that means using and being familiar with objective data on the performance of pupils, teachers and finances, to ask the right questions and ensure resources are allocated to school priorities. 

Being a Governor is hugely rewarding as we truly are making a difference to young people’s lives through education, learning and enrichment. We are all volunteers and we ask that as a Governor you are able to attend approximately two meetings every half term and have a commitment to working with colleagues to help ensure that we can provide the best possible outcomes for the children at our school.  

We are looking for new Governors to join our team, preferably a mix of parents and non-parents. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with the following background / skills: 

· Someone from the local business community; and/or 

· An individual who works in or has a background in the education system 

You will have access to appropriate training as well as the support and guidance of your fellow Governors. 

Application Procedure

If you are interested in finding out more before applying, please email the Clerk to the Governing Body at govclerk@coldencommon.com and we can arrange for a member of the Governing Body to contact you for a chat. 

Please see our school website for an application form:


Safer Recruitment

Colden Common Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Upper Moors Road, Brambridge, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 6HW

Telephone: 01962 712111

Website: http://www.coldencommon.hants.sch.uk

Application form