Are you interested in being a Community Governor?

We are looking for a new Community Governor.  If you think you might be interested, take a look at the advert here!


Federation of Yatton Schools

Being a Governor is a rewarding and effective way of making a voluntary contribution to your community and to the lives of local young people. Community Governors are appointed by the Governing Body to represent community interests.  They live or work in the community served by the school and have a keen interest in the schools success.

 What are Governors?

Governing Bodies are strategic leaders in schools. Governors meet a minimum of twice a term and include parents, teachers and support staff at the school, local council representatives, community representatives, and Foundation Governors (Durban Trust and the Diocese)

The Head Teacher is accountable to the Governing Body whose role is to set the aims & objectives of the school (together with the Head Teacher) in line with national guidelines and to monitor progress.

Have you got?

  • An interest in our children’s future
  • Time, energy and enthusiasm
  • A desire to make a difference
  • Readiness to accept responsibility
  • An ability to work as a team
  • Are you happy to ask questions, listen and learn?

Then you could have what to takes to join one of the largest volunteer groups in the country, working with others to get the best for our children.

If you are interested in becoming a community governor then a written application of no more than 150 words, detailing why you want the position and what skills, attributes and experiences you have that will make you a success, should be submitted to Clerk to the Governors, Yatton Schools, High Street, Yatton, BS49 4HJ by 8 November 2013.