There is a vacancy for a Parent Governor on the Governing Body of Willow Bank Junior School. Parents (or guardians with parental responsibility) of children currently attending the school, who wish to stand for election as a Parent Governor, are invited to put their names forward.
A person is disqualified from election or appointment as a Parent Governor if they are an elected member of the local authority (a Councillor) or if they work at the school for more than 500 hours in a consecutive period of 12 months (at the time of their appointment). Please also see the general criteria for disqualification which is attached to the nomination form.
If you are eligible and wish to stand for election as a Parent Governor you should:
If the number of nominations received does not exceed one, the nominated person will be appointed without a ballot. If there is more than one nomination, an electronic secret ballot will be held using ParentMail Forms. If a parent prefers to have a voting paper, they must notify the school office before Monday 28th June. Voting papers cannot be issued after this time.
The following timetable will apply, including points 3 to 5 if it is necessary to hold a ballot: