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FOUNDATION GOVERNOR VACANCY

Required for September 2024

The Governors are seeking to appoint a Foundation Governor.

Foundation Governors play an important part in maintaining and developing the Catholic character of schools.

Governors do not need any formal qualifications – having appropriate relevant skills and experience, an interest in education, a commitment to prepare for and attend meetings, conduct school visits and attend training are as important.

To be a Foundation Governor you must be over 18 and a practicing Catholic. As part of the self-nomination process, you will need to give the contact details of your parish priest who can verify this.

If you are interested in standing as a Foundation Governor and/ or wish to find out more about what the role entails, please contact the Chair of Governors for further information governors@stbedesblackburn.com

For more information about the role of a Foundation Governor please click the link below

Governance – Roman Catholic Diocese of Salford

CLERK TO GOVERNORS & HR ASSISTANT

Required for September 2024 or sooner if possible
37 Hours per week, term time plus one week, part time may be considered
Grade F, pro rata £25,379-28,934 (pay award pending)

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated Clerk to Governors & HR Assistant.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of being a Clerk to Governors or HR Assistant and be willing to develop their skills to be able to deliver all aspects of the role effectively. The role is very varied and you would work with minimal supervision and therefore must be driven and self-disciplined to ensure all tasks are completed on time and to a high standard.  A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is essential along with having the flexibility to attend 8 diarised evening governors’ meetings a year plus any additional ad hoc meetings.

St Bede’s is a successful and heavily over-subscribed mixed, 11-16 school with a long history of academic success.  We have an excellent reputation in the community for the standards of behaviour and achievements of our pupils. The post offers you an opportunity to join a school determined to continue to improve on our success by committing to the ongoing development of all our staff.

The application form, Job Description and person spec for this post can be downloaded from the Vacancy Section of our school website;  www.stbedesblackburn.com

Applications are to be completed electronically and returned to careers@stbedesblackburn.com

St Bede’s is committed to safeguarding children and young people and therefore this post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 6th June at 10am

Interviews: Wednesday 12th June 2024            

 Person Specification

Job Description

Application Form