Our Governors may come to us through a variety of routes and with a range of different backgrounds, skills and experiences, but they are all volunteers who work together for the benefit of the School and are the link between the School and the community it serves. We are currently looking for a new Co-opted Governor and will be looking for Parent Governors in September. We are looking for anyone who has:
If you match the above description, you may be the very person to become a Governor at Pathfield School . Everyone has something to offer and we want people from as many backgrounds and with as wide a range of interests as possible.
What can we offer?
What is the Governing Body’s Role?
The Governing Body of our school plays a key role in:
The Governing Body works together as a team:
Being a governor can be enjoyable, stimulating and rewarding. Please don’t be put off by thinking that you have to have specialist expertise or knowledge. Enthusiasm and interest is much more important to start with and there is tried and tested training and support available to help you throughout the four years term of office. And remember, you will be joining a long established governing body and will be supported by fellow governors with many years of combined experience.
Please contact Jo Boydd via e-mail for further information.
Hours : 7.5 per week (38 weeks per annum term time only)
Hours of Work : As agreed with the Head Teacher
Closing Date: Tuesday 31st October
The following is an outline of the range of duties that can be expected of Mealtime Assistants. It is not a comprehensive or exclusive list and duties may be varied from time to time, according to the needs of the school and the pupils, which do not change the general character of the job or the level of responsibility entailed. Mealtime Assistants will be required to work in any area of the school at the discretion of the Head Teacher.
Pupils may be given their meals in several different areas of the school, most eat in the school hall which is used as a dining room during mealtimes, however nursery/infant pupils will normally eat in their classroom and PMLD pupils in one of the special care classes. From time to time the Head Teacher may designate other areas to be used.
In addition to the foregoing Mealtime Assistants working within a school such as Pathfield are expected to be flexible and may be called upon to carryout the following additional duties:
Application form and further details from School Business Manager Jackie Hamill, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours : 13 hours per week (39 weeks per annum term time only)
Closing Date: Monday 8th January
Pathfield School is a vibrant learning environment inspiring interaction, achievement and independence. From EYFS through to Post 16, our pupils access a bespoke learning and communication package to challenge their educational progress, working in partnership with multi-agency professionals and families. A sound knowledge and understanding of learning opportunities in a Special School is essential. You will be expected to engage in regular training to secure your continued professional development. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.
Please click here to download an application form. Completed application forms to be sent to Jackie Hamill, School Business Manager- email@example.com
Hours : 28.75 hours per week (40 weeks per annum term time only)
Closing Date: Friday 5th January
A sound knowledge and understanding of learning opportunities in a Special School is essential. You will need to evidence how you would support learning to maximise pupil progress and how you would present professionally at all times. An ability to positively accept and follow direction is essential in order to maximise pupil learning and contribute to an inspiring learning environment.
You will be expected to engage in regular training to secure your continued professional development.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant. This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
Application form and further details from the School Business Manager Jackie Hamill - firstname.lastname@example.org