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Foundation Governors


The Governing Body of St Bernadette’s is looking for volunteers for two foundation governors. Expressions of interest in joining the team are now being sought. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, passion and a belief in Catholic education who is keen to support St Bernadette’s in being the best it can be.

Personal attributes

You do not need to be an expert in education; our Governing Body is made up of governors with a range of skills, experience and expertise.   St Bernadette’s would welcome governors with all types of skills and experience. No previous experience of being a governor is necessary as training is available.

Salary & Benefits

Free training sessions


St Bernadette Catholic Secondary School
Fossedale Avenue
BS14 9LS

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

If you would like an application form and to know more about the roles, please contact Patrick McDermott, Chair of Governors, by email: mcdermottpj@stberns.bristol.sch.uk.

For further information about being a governor in a Catholic School, please visit: https://schools.cliftondiocese.com/governance and click on the “Recruitment” tab

Equal opportunities

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant and must be maintained. Applicants who are supportive of the Catholic ethos of the school are particularly welcome.