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School Governor

💰 Voluntary

⌛ 29/07/2024

School Governor

Become a Volunteer School Governor for Farney Close School: Make a Difference in Special Education

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with special needs? Do you have the skills and dedication to help shape the future of a leading special needs school and charity in the UK? If so, we want to hear from you!

About us

At Farney Close, we provide exceptional education and care for children with a range of special educational needs. Our mission is to ensure every child reaches their full potential, both academically and personally, through tailored support and innovative teaching methods.

As a registered charity, we also work tirelessly to advocate for the rights and inclusion of children with special needs, providing resources and support to families and communities.

The role

We are seeking enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our Board of Governors. As a School Governor, you will play a crucial role in the strategic leadership of our school and charity, ensuring we continue to deliver high-quality education, care and support services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic oversight and direction for the school and charity.
  • Support and challenge the senior leadership team to ensure the best outcomes for our students.
  • Ensure financial stability and effective use of resources.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance and progress of the school.
  • Engage with parents, carers, and the local community to foster a supportive and inclusive environment.

What we are looking for

We welcome applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. While previous experience in education or governance is advantageous, it is not essential. More importantly, we seek individuals who are:

– Passionate about education and the welfare of children with special needs.

– Committed to our values and mission.

– Able to think strategically and work collaboratively.

– Skilled in problem-solving and decision-making.

– Willing to dedicate time and effort to attend meetings and contribute to the school’s development.

Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: Education, Care, Safeguarding, Finance, Estates & Buildings.

Benefits of being a Governor

Becoming a School Governor offers a unique opportunity to contribute to a cause you care about deeply. In return for your commitment, you will gain:

– A sense of fulfilment from making a real difference in the lives of children with special needs.

– Opportunities for personal and professional development.

– Experience in governance and strategic leadership.

– Networking opportunities with other professionals and community leaders.

How to apply

If you are ready to make a positive impact and help us achieve our vision for Farney Close, we would love to hear from you. Please email:

Join us in creating a brighter future for children with special needs. Be a part of something special at Farney Close.

For more information about our school and charity, please visit our website,

Farney Close is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: Monday 29th July 2024.

We are looking for new School Governors to join us from September 2024, however we would welcome applications throughout the year.

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