"The governance of the school is strong. Relationships between governors and senior leaders are highly positive and constructive, based on a mutual understanding of support and challenge. Together they uncompromisingly strive for excellence and have a strong vision for the future success of the school." Ofsted July 2019
Northampton Free School Trust is seeking additional governors in order to build upon our committed and passionate team of governors, in line with our growing 'Outstanding' school.
Having opened with two Reception and four Year 7 classes in September 2016 , Wootton Park School grows each year until it reaches its full capacity of 1,260 learners.
The Governing Body has responsibility for the following areas:
- Strategic planning
- Well-being and safeguarding
- Finance and regulations
- Stakeholder engagement
Governor interaction with learners takes place through a planned cycle of visits to the school which provides opportunities for Governors to talk with staff in their 'linked areas'.
As a member of the National Governance Association (NGA), we have huge ambition for our school. Governors have access to regular training opportunities along with guidance from the NGA.
If you are inspired by this exceptional opportunity, we want to hear from you!
Wootton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-appointment suitability checks will be undertaken including: Identity, Right to Work, DBS, Section 128 check.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.
Wootton Park School reserves the right to close early on receipt of sufficient applications.
To apply please complete the application form below.