The David Ross Education Trust

David Ross Education Trust schools create a rich and exciting learning environment that inspires students to become their confident, academic best.

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Barnes Wallis Academy

At Barnes Wallis Academy we aim to provide each and every one of our students with the guidance and support they need to excel.

Parent Governor Vacancy

Parent Governor

  • Location: Barnes Wallis Academy
  • Description
    Are you interested in Education and want to make a difference to the success of the next generation
    of young people?
    YES? Then become an Academy Governor. We are looking for a Parent Governor to join our Academy
    Scrutiny Committee at Barnes Wallis Academy.

    The Academy Scrutiny Committee has three key functions:
    • Understanding and promoting the Trust’s and the Academy’s vision and ethos
    • Scrutiny and Challenge of achievement of targets, school improvement and pupil outcomes,
    escalation of any concerns to the Trustees via the Executive; and
    • Supporting and facilitating parental and community engagement

    No special qualifications are needed, and the most important thing is to have a keen interest in the
    Academy and be prepared to play an active part in the Academy Scrutiny Committee’s work. Training
    is provided by the Trust. We meet six times a year to share successes and work on improving the
    Academy. We attend events and support the Senior Leadership Team in community engagement and
    work with the Principal to ensure every child is supported and feels safe.
  • How to Apply: If you would be interested in joining our team, please contact the Academy to request a nomination
    form and further guidance on how to apply.
  • Eligibility Policy