Parent Governor Application 2021

The Governing Body has, with effect from November 22nd, 2021 a vacancy for a Parent Governor and is looking for parents who are interested in this role. A Parent Governor is a person with parental responsibility for a pupil attending the school.
The role of Governor is an important one, Governing Bodies are responsible for a variety of functions connected with the effective running of the school, including, curriculum, budgeting and staffing matters, You will be supported in these duties by other experienced members of the Governing Body, the Headteacher and the Governor Support Officer.
the Authority will provide relevant. support and information. Training is provided free of charge. The Welsh Government requires all new Governors to undertake Induction training and training on Use of Data within a year from their date of appointment. This is a mandatory requirement.
The Governing Body works together as a group, attending a minimum of three meetings per year. If elected you will serve for a period of four years. If your child leaves the school during this time you do not have to stand down. Should you wish to end your Governorship at any time, you may do so by giving written notice.
Before completing the form pleas ensure that you comply with the disqualification regulations given on the back.
TheGovernor Support Team values your interest. We would welcome the opportunity to answer any queries you may have, about becoming a Governor, by telephone, email or face to face (at your local school) – 01443 281164
*Parent Governors in Nursery Schools are only elected/appointed for 2 years in line with Rhondda Cynon Taf’s legal duty to process your data, the information you give us will be used and shared for school Governor appointments only. Should you be successful, the information will be used and shared to general school Governor functions and training as stated in our service privacy notice.
The Council is committed to keeping your personal information safe and secure and keeping you informed about how we use your information. To learn about how your privacy is protected and how and why we use your personal information to provide you with services, please visit our service privacy notice here and the Councils data protection pages here

The application form is available in the document section of OUrSchools APP or alternatively parents/guardians can request a paper copy by emailing the school: