Current Vacancies

Vacancy for a
Parent Governor

There is a vacancy a Parent Governor to take effect immediately.  This is a very important position on the Governing Body; it is your opportunity to help shape the strategy of Park View over the next few years.

All parents of children at the school are eligible to stand for election.  This includes any person who is not a natural parent but has parental responsibility for him or her, or who has care of the child (Education Act 1996, Section 576).  Parents who are employed at Park View for more than 500 hours per year are NOT eligible to stand for election as Parent Governors.

Under our Articles of Association, there is a restriction on the percentage of the governing body who are defined as Local Authority Associated Persons (LAAPS).  The definitions of a LAAP including:-

  • a current member (elected councillor) of any Local Authority (LA)
  • a previous member (within the preceding four years) of any LA
  • an officer (current direct employee) of any LA
  • both an employee and either a director, manager, secretary or other similar officer o
    f a company under the control of any LA
  • any serving Parish Councillor
  • Headteachers of community schools

If you are intending standing for election, and you fall into any of these categories, please make contact with Mrs Bolton, Company Secretary, to discuss the matter further.

If you are interested in becoming a Governor, please contact Mrs Bolton, Company Secretary, in the Church Chare office (tel: 0191 3882248 / email: for a nomination form by 12pm on Friday, 11 January 2019.

Nominees must be proposed by a parent of a pupil registered at the school.
A parent may nominate his/her partner. Should only two nominations be received,
then no ballot will be necessary.

The completed and duly signed nomination form should be returned to Mrs Bolton in the Church Chare office by 12.00pm on Thursday 17 January 2019