Roundhill Primary School in Bath is seeking to appoint new Community Governors to its Local Governing Body.

“We are looking for committed individuals who can give their time and expertise to support and guide the direction of the school and help ensure the best possible educational outcomes for our young people,” said Roundhill’s Head Teacher, Sue Adams. “‘The applicants don’t need to have previous experience as a governor. We’d love to hear from people from all sectors and backgrounds who are enthusiastic about education and feel they can make a difference for our school and our young people.”

Sue explained that Governors are responsible for a number of roles, covering:

  • Setting the Strategic Direction – championing our vision, values and ethos and setting priorities for school improvement
  • Holding senior leaders to account –for the quality of teaching and learning, levels of achievement, behaviours and safety
  • Ensuring good financial governance – overseeing the budget and making sure that resources are allocated appropriately to school priorities and needs

The voluntary role is estimated to take around three to five hours a month. “We are looking for people with a range of skills and experience,” added Sue. “They don’t need to have direct links to Roundhill but we do want people who are committed to supporting our community and focused on promoting the school and the work we do; an understanding of and interest in person centred education/learning would be great!”

“Roundhill Primary is a welcoming and caring community school in South West Bath, where a dedicated staff inspire and support over 300 children aged 2-11. Every child is valued and included in all that we do. We encourage our children to fulfil their potential by providing quality learning experiences in a well-resourced environment that caters for their individual needs.”

If you would like an information pack or to make an appointment for an informal conversation about being a governor at Roundhill, please email Sue Adams – email hidden; JavaScript is required