Know How Schools Are Organised in Terms of Roles and Responsibilities

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Know how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities 10.2: Around school there are lots of different roles which have a variety of responsibilities, such as; Governors Senior Management team (head teacher) SENCO Teachers Support staff and plenty of outbound roles which may visit the school for a reason. Governors: The governing body is responsible for the conduct of its schools and must promote high standards of educational achievement at the school. With the head teacher they set the schools aims and policies. The key roles of a governor are: To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction To hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff. To oversee the financial performance of the school and make sure its money is well spent monitors and evaluates the work of the school by reviewing the performance of the head teacher, the effectiveness of the school improvement strategy. Responds to all school improvement services and Ofsted reports in necessary. ( In my setting my phase leader have weekly meetings with the governors of the school and other members of staff to gain knowledge of the school and to see how the school is progressing in results and performance. Governors have to be able to work as part of a team, under the leadership of the chair governing body. Senior management team:Depending on how large the school is the size of SLT can vary. In my setting there is the head teacher, deputy head, assistant head; who is also KS1's phase leader, business manager and then foundation stage and KS2's phase leader. The senior management team work together with the head teacher to
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