Co-opted Governor - Joseph Turner Primary School

Sandwell, West Midlands
No Salary
14 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Education, Schools
Contract Type
Part Time

Become a school governor

If you care about the education children receive, you can make an important contribution to your local community by becoming a school governor.

School Governors make a positive contribution to children’s education by offering supportive challenge to help raise standards and monitor resources effectively. School Governors work as a team and come from a wide variety of backgrounds to add value to school life by offering their skills, expertise and time.

Being a governor at Joseph Turner Primary School is rewarding

Joseph Turner Primary School is committed to raising educational standards. We are looking for dedicated individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of children and are willing to share their experience in an educational environment.

Preferable skills and competencies

Our governors come from a range of different backgrounds, skills and experiences, but all share a common interest of wanting the best possible education for the children in our school.

We are looking for dedicated individuals who can offer their knowledge and expertise in one or more of these areas; finance, human resources, health and safety, communications or managing premises.

If you have a passion for improving the life chances of children and can offer supportive challenge to the leadership of our school to help us to fulfil our vision, please let us know.

A discussion with the Head teacher and Chair of Governors would be offered to any interested parent.

Sandwell council and Joseph Turner Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils, we expect all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Training is available for all governors and those new to being a governor are expected to attend induction training. All of our governors are expected to follow the Code of Conduct.

Ofsted (May 2018) judged us as ‘Good’ in all areas. Our aim now is to be ‘Outstanding’.

"The picture of pupils’ progress in recent years in reading writing and mathematics is positive. Progress across key stage 2 has been particularly strong, notably in reading and mathematics."

"Head teacher, has a clear vision for the school, which is communicated effectively."

"Safeguarding pupils is at the heart of the school’s work with pupils and their families."

Ofsted May 2018

Informal visits are encouragedPlease contact the school to arrange a time.

Requests to visit the school can be emailed to Please include your name and contact number.

Please refer to to view the Child Protection and Safeguarding Policies.

Application information and forms can be obtained from the school by emailing

or sent to:

Mr R Workman, Head Teacher,

Joseph Turner Primary School, Powis Avenue, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0RN

The closing date for application forms is on Monday 4th November 2019 at 12 Noon.


Voluntary, 4 Year Term


Powis Avenue, Tipton DY4 0RN

Closing date:

Monday 4th November 2019 at 12 Noon

Supporting documents
Application Form