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Website Blue Gum Montessori School

Looking for Independent Board Directors in WA

Blue Gum Montessori School (BGMS) was established in 1983 and is a modern, innovative Pre-kindergarten to Year 6, Primary School. BGMS is situated within the beautiful landscape of the Bibra Lake Wetlands and is fortunate to have a vibrant and welcoming community culture.

The School has a holistic approach to education and a focus on providing a genuine Montessori learning environment. BGMS is entering an important phase of consolidation and exciting strategic planning.
Within a framework of recently completed play-spaces, excellent staff, stable leadership and an established Montessori environment, Blue Gum is committed to preparing children to be motivated and collaborative members of society.

The Board is responsible for the governance of the school, including ensuring the quality of educational programs, adherence to legislative requirements, policies and regulations and setting strategic direction and vision for the school.

BGMS is looking for Independent Directors to join its Board for a term of two years.

Of particular focus for the Board is building its capability around:
• Early Childhood/Primary Education
• Child Protection
• Legal
• Marketing/Public Relations/Media
Other skills that could also be of assistance to the Board include:
• Corporate Governance Experience;
• Accounting
• Audit
• Policy Development
• Financial Oversight
• Risk Planning & Management

If you believe you have the skills to offer, and would like to join us on this rewarding and exciting journey into the future, please feel free to contact us for a Nominations Kit by emailing nominations@bgms.wa.edu.au

Role: Up to two external positions to be filled at the upcoming AGM
Payment: Reimbursement of expenses and Board related Training.

Board Officer Holders – Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary, are renumerated $2,000; 1,500; and $1,000 p.a. respectively; and Board Standing Committee Chairs may also receive $500 p.a. remuneration.

Board Nomination forms (including the skills-self assessment) must be completed and returned to either nominations@bgms.wa.edu.au or to the Nominations Committee Executive Officer at the BGMS Administration Office by 9:00pm on 21 April 2024.

To apply for this job please visit www.bluegummontessori.wa.edu.au.