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Local Leadership & Locality Committees

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Within The Consortium Multi Academy Trust, Locality Committees are retained, with their responsibilities clearly outlined in the Scheme of Delegation and Terms of Reference. LGBs focus on teaching and learning, outcomes for pupils, resource allocation and safeguarding; with functions not related to teaching and learning or pupil outcomes centralised within theTrust where necessary, to ensure best value and economies of scale.

Eligibility Criteria of a Local Governor

DISQUALIFICATION FROM MEMBERSHIP

  1. No person under 18 years of age shall be appointed/elected as a Governor.
  2. No person shall at any time hold the office of more than one governor of the same School.
  3. A person shall be disqualified from holding or continuing to hold office as a
  4. Governor of a School:
  5. At any time when s/he is detained under the Mental Health Act 1983;
  6. If, without the consent of the governing body s/he has failed to attend meetings for a continuous period of six months, beginning with the date of the first meeting s/he failed to attend;
  7. If s/he has been adjudged bankrupt, sequestration of his/her estate has been awarded, or s/he has made a composition or arrangement with his creditors and s/he has not been discharged in respect of it and the bankruptcy has not been annulled or rescinded;
  8. At any time when s/he is subject to a disqualification order under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 or to an order made under Section 492 (2) (b) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (failure to pay under County Court administration order);
  9. If s/he has been removed from the office of charity trustee or trustee for a charity by an order made by the Charity Commissioners or the High Court; or s/he has been removed, under Section 7 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990, from being concerned in the management or control of any body;
  10. At any time when s/he is included in the list of teachers and workers with children or young persons whose employment is prohibited or restricted;
  11. At any time when s/he is subject to a direction of the Secretary of State under section 142 of the Education Act 2002 (Prohibition from Teaching etc.);
  12. At any time when s/he is disqualified from working with children under sections 28 and 29 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000;
  13. At any time when s/he is disqualified from being the proprietor of any independent School or from being a teacher or other employee in any School;
  14. If s/he has within the last five years or since his appointment or election as a Governor under the terms of the Education Act 1996:
    Been convicted, whether in the UK or elsewhere, of any offence and has had passed on him/her a sentence of Imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of not less than three months without the option of a fine;
    If within twenty years s/he has been convicted as aforesaid of any offence and has had passed on him/her a sentence of imprisonment for a period of not less than two and a half years;
    If s/he has at any time been convicted as aforesaid of any offence and s/he has had passed on him/her a sentence of imprisonment for a period of not less than five years;
  15. If within five years or since his appointment or election as a governor s/he has been convicted under Section 547 of the 1996 Act of committing an act of nuisance or disturbance on the premises of a School maintained by a Local Authority or a Grant Maintained School, and has been sentenced to a fine.
  16. At any time when s/he refuses a request by the clerk to the governing body to make an application under section 113 of the Police Act 1997 for a criminal records certificate.
  17. Where a person is disqualified from holding, or for continuing to hold, office as a governor and s/he is, or is proposed to become, a governor, s/he shall give notice of that fact to the clerk to the governing body.
  18. All appointments to Locality Committees are subject to final ratification of The Consortium Multi-Academy Trust Board.

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