Churchfield Primary School – Local Chair of Governors

Salary: Voluntary (reasonable expenses will be reimbursed)
Location: Home, with travel to school for meetings
Hours: Approximately 1-2 days a month
Interview Date: Interviews to be arranged as soon as possible
Start date: April 2023 or soon after

Ivy Learning Trust is a small, inclusive family of community schools based in North London and Hertfordshire.

We believe in a fair and just society. That is why we offer the very best education to all our children. In all our schools our learning culture creates reflective and resilient pupils who love, and take ownership of their learning.

We are committed to staff well-being and have made great strides in reducing teacher workload, such as through our innovative and highly acclaimed ‘fast feedback’ approach to marking.

We offer a culture of care, excellent professional development and exciting career opportunities across the MAT.

This is your opportunity to join a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) that makes it easy for you to make a difference. ​

Do you want to make a difference? 


We’re recruiting for a chair of governors to help shape the future of Churchfield Primary School, a thriving primary school in Enfield. The local governing board is vital to a school’s success, helping to improve outcomes for children with its focus on school improvements and safeguarding, and the primary role of the chair is to lead and guide the board so that it fulfils its function well.


Being a governor is a challenging but highly rewarding role. Not only will you be making a valuable contribution to the community, you’ll gain strategic management experience at board level and have the opportunity to develop key employability skills.


There are no specific qualifications required and full training and support will be provided. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, committed and above all, passionate about helping children to achieve their potential. 


For an informal chat about the role, please contact Frances Lorente on 020 3972 4600 or email


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