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Knocknagor Primary School, Trillick, Omagh

Board of Governors

Name

Designation

Responsibility

Mr Philip McGrade - Chairperson

Trustee

Safeguarding, Premises, Personnel

Mrs Sarah McElholm - Vice- Chairperson

Trustee

Personnel, P.R.S.D, Governance

Fr McKenna

Trustee

Curriculum

Mrs Laura Grainger

Trustee

Special Education

Mr Brendan McElholm

Education Authority

Child Protection, Health and Safety, Finance

Mr Hugh Mullan

Education Authority

Finance, Personnel, Governance

Miss Bernie Leonard

Department of Education

Secretary, Safeguarding, Personnel

Mr Liam McCusker Parents' Representative Finance, Health and Safety

Mrs Briege Baxter

Teachers' Representative

Safeguarding, Curriculum, Premises, Personnel

Mr John Cunningham

Assistant Secretary

Safeguarding, Curriculum, Premises, Personnel, Governance

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

The Governors are ultimately responsible for the overall management of the school. It is required to meet three times a year. Sub-committees also meet throughout the year.

Some of the responsibilities include:

  1. The delivery of the Northern Ireland Curriculum
  2. Staff Appointments
  3. Admissions Policy and Open Enrolment
  4. Self-Evaluation and School Development Planning
  5. Policy Review
  6. Budget Management
  7. Performance Review & Staff Development
  8. Promoting Positive Behaviour
  9. Salary Review
  10. Responding to Department of Education and WELB Initiatives
  11. Fostering links with the local community