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Closing date: Monday 15 July 2024

Trafalgar School is a beacon school for Relational Practice in the south which means we put the building, maintaining, and restoring of relationships with all members of our community at the heart of everything we do. We work restoratively with students, families and with each other to maintain the strong community culture and our very strong inclusive ethos.

Trafalgar School is looking for committed and enthusiastic individuals to join our Local Governing Body. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the future direction of our school.

About Us:

Trafalgar School is part of the Salterns Academy Trust and is a thriving and inclusive secondary school committed to providing high-quality education and fostering a supportive learning environment. We believe in empowering our students to achieve their full potential, both academically and personally.

Role of a Governing Body Member:

As a member of the governing body, you will:

  • Provide strategic leadership and
  • Support and challenge the school’s senior leadership
  • Help to ensure the school meets its educational
  • Help shape policies and make decisions impacting the school

We Are Looking For:

  • Individuals with a commitment to improving
  • A willingness to invest time and effort into this voluntary
  • A diverse range of skills, including but not limited to finance, education, HR, and community
  • Team players who can work collaboratively with
  • People from all backgrounds who represent the diversity of our school

What You’ll Gain:

  • A chance to make a real impact on the future of young
  • Insight into the workings of our
  • Opportunities for personal and professional
  • The satisfaction of contributing to your local


  • No prior experience in education is
  • You must be over 18 years
  • Commitment to attending regular evening meetings up to 10 a year, as well as making school visits and undertaking background reading and training

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this rewarding opportunity, please visit our website for more information and to download an application form. Alternatively, you can contact Charlotte Budd, Clerk to the Trust at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.

Deadline for Applications: 15 July 2024

Join us in shaping the future of Trafalgar School and making a positive impact on the lives of our students. Your expertise and enthusiasm can make a real difference!

Contact Us

If there is anything more specific you may be looking for and either cannot find or you require further information than please contact us directly. We will get back to you as soon as possible