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Governors

Governor Vacancies

 

Parent Governor

 

We are now inviting applications for a vacant Parent Governor position on the Governing Body. To be eligible for election, your child must be a registered pupil of this school when the election takes place.

 

The successful candidate will become a full member of the Governing Body and serve for 4 years with effect from the date of their appointment. Full Governing Body meetings of this school are held once per term. Due to Covid-19 related restrictions these may take via Zoom or a similar platform.

 

If you would like to stand for this position please download the letters and forms below. These contain the information you will need to complete and submit your application.

 

These can also be obtained from the school office or emailed to you on request. Please contact the school office to have these emailed.

 

Foundation Governors

 

We are also inviting applications for 4 Foundation Governor vacancies.

 

The successful candidate will become a full member of the Governing Body and serve for 4 years with effect from the date of their appointment. Full Governing Body meetings of this school are held once per term. Due to Covid-19 related restrictions these may take via Zoom or a similar platform.

 

If you would like to stand for this position please contact the Liverpool Archdiocese for an application form and they will guide you through the process.

Governors' Details: 9/4/21

 

Name

Category of Governor

Term of Office

Appointed By

Roles

Declaration of Interest

Voting Rights

Mrs Rose Bell

Foundation

16/07/2018 – 16/07/2022

Archdiocese

Curriculum Link

Ex-teacher of the school

Yes

Mr Robert Carden

Local Authority

30/4/19 – 30/4/23

Governing Body

Safeguarding Link

Wife a teacher at the school

Yes

Mr Ian Christopher

Associate

1/2/2021 – 1/2/2025

Governing Body

Premises Link

None

No

Mrs Sue Faulkner

Foundation

8/3/2021 – 8/3/2025

Archdiocese

Chair of Governors

Finance and Attendance Link

None

Yes

Mrs Danielle Lawler

Parent Governor

9/4/2018 – 9/4/2022

Governing Body

SEND Link

Child attended the school

Yes

Mrs Lisa Melia

Foundation

8/3/2021 – 8/3/2025

Archdiocese

RE Link

Headteacher at St Francis de Sales Infants

Yes

Mr Andrew Reidel

Headteacher

1/1/16 - ongoing

Archdiocese

 

None

Yes

Mr Ian Wah

Assistant Headteacher

18/12/17- 18/12/21

Governing Body

 

Partner a teacher at the school

Yes

Governors' Roles and Responsibilities

 

Any correspondence for the attention of the governing body should be sent for the attention of:

 

Mrs I Faulkener (Chairperson of the Governing Body)

St Francis de Sales Catholic Junior School

Hale Rd

Liverpool

L4 3RL

 

Roles and Responsibilities

Our school governing body consists of:

  • Parent Governors  (Parents elected by parents)
  • Staff Governors (School staff elected by school staff)
  • Local Authority Governors (appointed by the local authority)
  • Foundation Governors (appointed by the Diocese and the Archdiocese)

 

The Governing Body is responsible for ensuring that the school is run to promote pupils achievement and welfare. The duties of the school governing body include:

 

  • setting the strategic direction of the school
  • approving the school budget
  • reviewing progress against the school’s budget and objectives
  • appointing staff and maintaining the upkeep of the building and its grounds.

 

  

Foundation Governors:

Mrs Rose Bell

Mrs Sue Faulkener

Mrs Lisa Melia

 

LA Governor:                                                           

Mr Robert Carden

 

Staff Governors:                                         

Mr Andrew Reidel – Headteacher

Mr Ian Wah

 

Parent Governors                         

Mrs Danielle Lawler

 

Associate Governor

Mr Ian Christopher

 

Clerk: 

Mr Terry Brown

Governors' Attendance 2020/21

 

Name

Full Governors Term 1

15/12/2020

Full Governors Term 2

Full Governors Term 3

Mrs R Bell

Apologies Accepted

 

 

Mr R Carden

Apologies Accepted

 

 

Mr I Christopher

Apologies Accepted

 

 

Mrs I Faulkner

Attended  

 

Mrs Danielle Lawler

Apologies Accepted

 

 

Mrs L Melia

Apologies Accepted

 

 

Mrs A Dimeck Apologies Accepted    

Mr A Reidel

Attended

 

 

Mr Ian Wah

Attended

 

 

Governors' Structure and Committees

 

The full governing body is recognised as the Strategic/Steering Committee (incorporating Finance and General Purposes).

 

When necessary an additional meeting is held to address any points that require attention before a Full Governors meeting.

Meetings and Link Governors

 

Full Governors and committees meet at least once per term.

 

There are Governor's linked to specific areas and take an active role in working with Subject Leaders to add expertise and to report back to committees and/or full Governors as necessary.

 

Mrs Isabelle Faulkener - link Governor for RE

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