Personnel Committee


Committee Members

Mrs Jan Page (Chair)

Mrs Heather Gosney (Head)

Mrs Joanne Eaton

Mrs Sandra McCurrach

Mr Myles Leslie

Terms of reference:


  • To draft and keep under review the staffing structure in consultation with the Headteacher and the Finance Committee
  • To establish a Salary Policy for all categories of staff and to be responsible for its administration and review
  • To oversee the appointment procedure for all staff
  • To establish and review a Performance Management policy for all staff*
  • To oversee the process leading to staff reductions
  • To keep under review staff work/life balance, working conditions and well-being, including the monitoring of absence
  • To make recommendations on personnel related expenditure to the Finance Committee
  • To consider any appeal against a decision on pay grading or pay awards
  • To monitor and review all Personnel policies provided by the LA.
  • To ensure provision for PPA time
  • To ensure provision of dedicated headship time.
  • Additional items which individual Governing Bodies may wish to include


Work of the Committee 2016 - 17

This committee meets annually in February to discuss the staffing structure.  Proposals are then made to the Finance committee.

The members met in  June, September and October to discuss and prepare for major staffing changes.  They agreed to form a separate recruitment panel, including other members of the Governing Body, to oversee these.