Schools Forum vacancies
There are a number of vacancies on the Nottinghamshire Schools Forum for Governor representatives. Of these, at least 1 Special and 1 Academy representative are required. Nominations are sought to fill these vacancies as soon as possible.
All nominations must be submitted no later than 5pm on Wednesday 31 January 2018. Representatives are allowed to self-nominate.
The Government requires that each local authority maintains a Schools Forum to consult with and advise on matters relating to school funding. The term of office of the person elected will be for three years.
The commitment necessary from the successful candidate is likely to involve 5 meetings per year, usually at the National Watersports Centre together with whatever 'constituency' work the candidate thinks will be necessary to ensure that he/she adequately represents the interests of the schools represented.
Meetings of the Forum take place during normal working hours and generally last 2 hours.
To be eligible for election, the nominated person(s) must, at the date of the election, be a person on the governing body of a Special, Academy, Primary or Secondary school.
Further information on the role
Further information on the role, remit and demands of Forum membership can be found on the Council website:
The election process will be overseen by the Governor Trust Board. The chair of this Board is currently the Rev Chris Levy who, will ensure that the process is undertaken as outlined in the Schools Forum constitution.
A formal ballot will be held in the event of more than one nomination being received for the role.
Nominees will be published on the Nottinghamshire Schools Forum website, along with ballot paper for return.
How to nominate
Nominations can be made by downloading and completing the nomination form [PDF].
Completed forms can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for nominations is 5pm Wednesday 31 January 2018.
If you require any further information or assistance on this matter, please contact Toni Gardner:
- telephone: 0115 9773487
- email: email@example.com.