This article is for you if your role involves looking at your school's curriculum.
Work closely with the appropriate lead(s)
Depending on how your school sets up its leadership structure, this might mean working with:
- A member of the senior leadership team responsible for the curriculum
- Leads for multiple subjects
- A single leader responsible for specific groups of subjects or themes
- Phase or Key Stage leaders
Remember, you're not expected to be a curriculum expert, to judge the subject the same way an inspector would, or to know as much as the headteacher.
However, you do need to work closely with school leaders to get the insights you need to help the board hold staff to account and drive improvement.
Be the board's specialist
Your job is to act as the link between governors and staff and to report to the board on things like: