Springfield School 

Local Governor - Voluntary Role

The school is looking for suitable candidates who have a broad mix of skills, experience and knowledge who would like to serve on the local governing body.  Prospective candidates will need to support the trust's ethos and demonstrate a commitment to inclusive and high-quality education.  

We would particularly welcome interest from anyone with legal, financial, IT and/or building expertise to complement our local governing body’s existing expertise; however, applications from candidates with other professional or technical expertise are also welcomed.  Induction and on-going training are provided.   

Further information is listed below.  

Springfield School and The De Curci Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level, and any other background checks, including overseas checks, will be required prior to any offer of employment.


Professional Developmentgovernance

The success of Springfield depends upon its staff, both teaching and non-teaching. They make the school a learning community in which people feel motivated, aspire to fulfil their potential, celebrate their achievements and learn continuously. This impacts directly on student achievement.

Continuing professional development has the full commitment of the governors, the headteacher and staff. We are keen to maintain an ethos in which educational issues are debated and high expectations are set. We aim to identify systematically the needs of the individual, team and school and to share expertise to build the strengths within the school and across the city. We seek high quality evaluation, advice and support from a range of sources as well as external validation of our work through the Challenge Partners programme.

For more information regarding professional development, please contact Victoria Brunning, Assistant Headteacher, at the school.

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