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School Governors - Safer recruitment

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Gun Wharf

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Chatham

ME4 4TR

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A major responsibility of the governing board is to ensure the safety of young people in schools. To support this,every staff interview panel should include someone who is trained in Safer Recruitment and in the case of head teacher recruitment, a member of the panel MUST be appropriately trained This full day equivalent course which is offered for governors across two evenings ( 8th May and 15th May 2017) will give governors the information they need to fulfil this role. To receive the certification it is necessary to attend both sessions.

This course includes an assessment which results in successful governors being accredited to fulfil this requirement and is intended to ensure that governors will: have a greater undertanding of offender behaviour; be able identify the key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people; consider the ongoing policies and practices to ensure a safe environment for children

This training session is free of charge to governors whose governing body purchases a training subscription with either Kent or Medway Governor Services. Other governors are welcome to attend at a cost of £105 which is charged to their school

Governors with access to Medway GovernorHub should make their booking through the training page. Other governors should contact us at governor.services@medway.gov.uk for information and booking

Late cancellation charges apply and we reserve the right to cancel or amend this session if necessary

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