• Children
  • Disability
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Families and Parenting
  • No Specific Interest


  • Trusteeship, Committee Work

We are currently looking for two new co-opted governors to join our friendly governing body.

Our governors come from a range of different backgrounds, skills and experience but all share a common interest of wanting the best possible education for the children in our nursery.

What skills do I need?

We would be delighted to hear from anyone who:-

• Is interested in early years education

• Is community spirited and would like to represent the community

• Has spare time and the energy for the role

• Is able to work well as part of a team

• Has an enquiring mind and the confidence to ask questions and debate issues that affect the nursery

• Can consider matters objectively and make informed judgement These volunteer positions are open to parents/guardians or other people from the community. Co-opted governors are not elected by a parent election but are instead appointed directly by the governing body. What is the role of the governing body?

• Helping to set and review the schools strategic direction and agreeing targets for improvement

• Holding the Headteacher and school leaders to account for the educational performance of the nursery

• Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure public money is well spent What does the role offer?

• A chance to develop your own personal skills

• Access to a programme of free training in respect of education/governance matters

• A sense of achievement in helping make a difference to children reaching their potential

• The support and guidance from fellow governors


  • Children
  • Disability
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Families and Parenting
  • No Specific Interest


  • Trusteeship, Committee Work


  • Age restrictions
    Over 21
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

We have 6 full governing body meetings a year - usually on Mondays 7pm - 9pm Governors also have a responsibility for a particular area and will need to be able to visit the nursery during the day (once or twice a year) Governors may also be asked to sit on a committee, and these meetings usually take place during the day.


Harwood Road
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