Burnside Primary School and Nursery
The Governing Board is seeking nominations from parents to fill two vacancies of parent governor positions:
Governors each focus on different areas of responsibility.
An interest in, or experience of:
However, this should not stop any parent from applying if you have the wish and commitment to be a governor. Parent governors are appointed for a period of 4 years.
The Governing Board provides support and challenge whilst setting the strategic direction of the school.
All governors, including parent governors:
Find out more about the role of a school governors and the skills required:
Every governor is not required to have competence in every skill.
Parents can nominate themselves or another parent (if they are willing to be named):
If more than 2 nominations are received, then a ballot will be organised to select the new governors. The top 2 candidates by vote tally will take the vacancies with the third highest candidate taking up the vacancy in December. If there are only 2 nominations, then the December vacancy will be based on alphabetical order of the candidates' last name.
Once appointed, all governors are subject to suitability and vetting checks, including providing an enhanced DBS certificate.