Chair of Local Governing Board, Beaminster, Dorset

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Beaminster St Mary's AcademyBeaminster, Dorset

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Chair of the Local Governing Board (LGB)

We are looking for a Foundation Governor to serve as Chair of the Local Governing Board (LGB) for Beaminster St Mary’s Academy, DT8 3BY. This important role includes working closely with the school and Trust to raise standards and accelerate improvement in order to ensure the provision of the best possible education for our children. 

Role: Chair of LGB, Voluntary

Location:  Beaminster St Mary’s Academy, Dorset DT8 3BY

Hours:  As required

Contact:  Gemma Kiddle

Closing Date: 4th December 2017

Start Date: January 2018

Our school

At St Mary’s we aspire to helping all of our children achieve to the best of their ability, but also keep them safe, happy and excited by their learning as we continue on our journey of improvement.  Our motto is ‘where children come first’ and we put the children at the heart of all we do.

As a Church school, we aim to prepare children for their future by achieving a high level of academic success underpinned by Christian values chosen by the children.  We work together to provide an excellent education, which allows all children to use their God given gifts to the full, within an inclusive and caring Christian ethos.  We wholly uphold the belief that we are all one in God.

Our vision

· To deliver the best standard of education.

· To be a place where high aspirations are embraced by all.

· To be a school to which all are proud to belong.

· To be fully involved in the life of the community.

· To provide a safe and stimulating learning environment where children flourish.

Our values

Because we believe that we are all one in God, we acknowledge Jesus taught values of friendship, respect, kindness, trust and responsibility.

St Mary’s Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our school values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The successful candidate will be required to have a DBS check in line with the Government’s safer recruitment guidelines. 

For more details about the school please see our website If you are interested in this position and would like to have a more detailed conversation before making the decision to apply for the post, please give us a call on 01722 746948 or email We encourage visits to our academies. 

Job location

More about Beaminster St Mary's Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Clay Lane, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3BY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1308 862201
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