Co-Opted Governor with HR and employment law knowledge

Deadline: 30 Nov 2023
At location

Organisation Overview

At Saltdean Primary School we take our children on a creative voyage of discovery with a rich and engaging curriculum. Together, our values set the compass that enables them to navigate a diverse world, to be ready for the next stage of their journey, and to make a difference.

Our mission:

  • To be a learning community where all children feel valued, respected, confident and encouraged, and where they are supported and challenged to achieve to the very best of their abilities.
  • To nurture students to become life-long learners, who value difference and individuality and who will retain our values into adulthood
  • To offer a truly inclusive and safe environment which values and respects children, staff and parents and carers from diverse family, cultural and other backgrounds and where all achievements are celebrated.
  • To provide high quality education which reflects our local area as well as our aspirations for our students’ successes in learning and in life.
  • To work in partnership with the families we support, providing advice and encouragement.
  • To help our learners to develop to their fullest potential and for them to be the best they can be in every aspect of their school experience.

Role Details

Time requirements: 10 hours per month.

Attendance: Ideally in person.

Role Description and Duties

Attend 6 Full Governing Body meetings per year, as well as three committee meetings, visit the school at least once per term to evaluate how things are on the ground. Attend relevant training, either in person or remotely. Hold the senior leadership team to account for the educational performance of the school and the performance management of staff, and to ensure money is well spent. Ensuring vision, ethos and strategic direction.

Required Skills and Experience

We are currently looking for a governor with a good knowledge in HR related matters, i.e. employment law etc.   

To apply for or express an interest in this position, please email 

Causes: Education
Roles: Trusteeships and Governance
Saltdean Primary School
Local organisation based in Brighton, BN2 8HB
South East

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