2 x Co-opted Governor Vacancies:

Governor Advert Jan 2020.pdf

Could you be a school governor?
Flixton Girls School is looking for additional members to join its Local Governing Body (LGB). We are seeking to fill 2 co-opted governor posts. The roles are voluntary and the appointment is for a four year term of office.

Expressions of interest can be submitted by completing the application form  then email to: admin(at)

FGS Governor Application Form.docx

Closing date for applications is 7th February 2020. 

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and equality of opportunity for all and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Our School Governors are people who wish to make a positive contribution to the education of our girls.
They work in partnership with the Headteacher and other school staff to promote high standards of educational achievement at the school.

They are primarily responsible and accountable for all major decisions about the school and its future, and ensure that the school is accountable to those it serves.

Governing Body

1 x Head of School

Mrs Dorothy Trussell

2 x Staff:

Mrs Debi Cassidy (Support Staff)
Mrs Jess Foxley (Teaching)

3 x Parents:

Mrs Tara Green (Vice Chair of Governors)
Mr Simon Knott
Mrs Jane Roddy

6 x Co-opted

Ms Elizabeth Steel (Chair of Governors)

Mr Dave Richardson

Ms Mairi Probin

Ms Alison Hamer

2 x Vacancies


To contact any member of the Governing Body, please contact the school on the main school number in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact PA to the Headteacher, Mrs Jane Buckley, via email jbuckley(at) or email the Chair of Governors, via email CofG(at)

Parent/Staff Governors
Parent Governors are elected from within the parent body of the school when there is a vacancy. Any vacancies will be advertised on the school website.

Staff Governors are elected from within the staff body of the school when there is a vacancy.


Additional Information


Julie Hazeldine      Headteacher      1/9/2007


Elizabeth Steel (Chair of Governors) 23/03/2019 - 22/03/2023

David Richardson 21/03/2016 – 20/03/2020

Ms Alison Hamer 15/10/2019 - 14/10/2023

Ms Mairi Probin 21/05/2019 - 19/05/2023

2 x vacancies


Debi Cassidy 11/12/17 - 10/12/21

Jessica Foxley 11/12/17 - 10/12/21


Tara Green (Vice Chair of Governors) 15/10/2019 - 14/10/2023

Simon Knott 05/01/2017 - 04/01/2021

Jane Roddy 11/02/2018 - 10/02/2022


Phil Deakin (Director of Business & Finance)                                                 01/09/2017 – 31/08/2021

Sonia Schofield (Head of School - Progress & Achievement)                        11/10/2019 - 10/10/2023

Dorothy Trussell (Head of School - Logistics and Daily Operations)               11/10/2019 - 10/10/2023