Volunteer Admission Appeals Panel Member
Twyford Crescent, London, W3 9PP
Tel: +44 (0)20 8752 0141 extn 5405
Apply to become a Volunteer School Appeals Panel Member
Closing Date: Thursday 7th February 2019
• Are you interested in Education and want to get involved?
• Do you have excellent listening skills, have the ability to put people at ease and make balanced decisions?
• Would you like to become involved in an important, impartial service provided to parents and schools?
If you have answered yes to any of the above why not apply to become a Volunteer School Appeals Panel Member.
The School Admissions (Appeal Arrangements (England) Regulations 2012 disqualify certain people from membership of an appeal panel. A person is disqualified if they are:
a. A member of the local authority which is the admission authority or in whose area the school in question is located
b. A member or former member of the governing body of the school in question,
c. Employed by the local authority or governing body of the school in question, other than as a teacher or teaching assistant,
d. Any person who has, or at any time has had, any connection with the authority, school or any person in sub-paragraph c)above which might reasonable be take to raise doubts about that person’s ability to act impartially
e. Any person who has not attended training required by the admission authority arranging the appeal panel.
f. A person employed as a teacher or a teaching assistant by the local authority or the governing body of another school maintained by the authority may not be take n, by reason only of that employment, to have such a connection with the authority as mentioned in paragraph (d) above. A person who is a teacher or teaching assistant at a school may not be a member of an appeal panel for the consideration of an appeal for that school. A person may not be a member of an appeal panel for the consideration of a decision not to offer a child a place where they were involved in making that decision or provided information which contributed to the decision.
Further information about School Admission Appeals Panels and how to volunteer is available from: Valerie Drake email: email@example.com