Job description

We are a large Primary School in Waltham Abbey, with a community feel.  The school was inspected by OFSTED in June 2019 and we were confirmed as a 'Good' school.

The Leverton Primary School Board of Governors is looking to appoint a partnership Governor with skills and experience in Health and Safety.  The role will complement our existing board members and provide support to the school's senior leadership team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make sure the health and safety policy is up-to-date, complies with legislation, meets best practice and reflects the school’s circumstances
  • Make sure that staff know where to find the school’s risk assessments and that these are up to date and carried out for all the relevant areas
  • Check the school’s record of accidents and near misses to look for any patterns which could cause concern
  • Make sure accidents are investigated and steps are taken to avoid them happening again
  • Monitor how staff are managing health and safety by carrying out an audit of procedures once a year
  • Make sure the school has an emergency plan
  • Check that school staff receive relevant information from school management about health and safety and that there’s a process to inform them of changes
  • Make sure that names and work locations of first aiders and first aid boxes are displayed through the school
  • Make sure all appropriate health and safety checks are carried out (for example, fire alarm tests)
  • Attend any relevant training for health and safety link governors
  • Report back to the governing board about health and safety issues and developments

The link governor will not conduct any health and safety checks themselves.

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Posted on: 19 October 2019
Closing date: 17 January 2020
Tags: Governance

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