Department of Education and the Education Authority have jointly launched a recruitment exercise inviting applications for Education Authority Representative school governor positions for all schools.
This recruitment exercise is an important process in attracting people from all sections of local communities in becoming school governors.
Information on becoming a school governor outlining the roles and responsibilities of school governors, along with a Becoming a School Governor flyer and the new application forms for both DE and EA school governor posts is available on the Department’s website - www.education-ni.gov.uk/articles/school-governor-appointments.
The School Board of Governors is made up of 2 Education Authority Representatives, 4 Transferor Representatives from the local churches, 1 teacher representative and two parent representatives.
The Education Authority recruitment of their representatives is the beginning of this process. In due course an election will also be held in school to elect two parent representative. the information in the booklet linked about is useful for everyone who might wish to consider serving in this capacity in school.
Paper copies of the booklet and application form are available form the school office.