Becoming A Governor at Immanuel

Governors are elected / appointed / co-opted for a period of four years.  This time period is called their ‘term of office’.  Vacancies usually occur at the end of a term of office.  Occasionally, vacancies may arise due to the early resignation of a governor.

If you are interested in becoming a school governor and would like to find out more please click here for information about becoming a governor in a BDAT academy.

 

Parent Governor

Vacancies will be advertised on the college website.  Once nominations have been received, there will be an election at which all parents / carers of students at the college are eligible to vote.  The successful candidate will be announced in various college publications.

 

Staff Governor

Vacancies will be announced at appropriate staff meetings.  Once nominations have been received, there will be an election at which all staff at the college are eligible to vote.   The successful candidate will be announced to the staff.

 

SIAMS Monitoring Governor

Our governing body has space for ten SIAMS Monitoring governors. These governors have a specific responsibility for maintaining the Christian ethos of the college as well as contributing skills/experience to complement the other members of the LGB.  We seek to ensure some SIAMS governors are people qualified to stand for election as parent governors.  Vacancies will be advertised in such a way as to make clear the skill set, experience or viewpoint that is sought.     Application will be via letter to the chair of governors.  Short-listed applicants may need to attend a short interview.  The chair of governors is responsible for appointing the most suitable candidate.

 

Co-opted Governor

Our governing body has space for four co-opted governors, who provide specific skills or experience that the governing body decides are needed.  Vacancies will be advertised in such a way as to make clear the skill set, experience or viewpoint that is sought.  Application will be via letter to the chair of governors.  Short-listed applicants may need to attend a short interview.  The governing body is responsible for appointing the most suitable candidate.