Parent Governor - Local Accountability Board (LAB)
Leeds East Academy
(A voluntary, unpaid role)

Are you interested in being a Parent Governor? 


Leeds East Academy is a diverse and vibrant school community which has recently been judged as ‘Good’ across all areas of the Ofsted framework. In the Ofsted report inspectors commented; 'Leaders' aspirations for the school are high. They are determined that all of their pupils, regardless of background, will achieve as highly as possible. Leaders have created an ambitious and optimistic culture across the school'. Over the last 3 years three years the school has been on a rapid journey of improvement securing a progress 8 score in 2018 in line with the national average. Housed within a state-of-the-art new school building, Leeds East Academy is now the premier choice of school for families in the local area. Leeds East Academy is also a highly desirable and dynamic world-class establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining one of the most productive, supportive and talented leadership teams in the country.

Like any school or academy, having committed Governing Body members is extremely important. 


Our Local Accountability Board (LAB) currently has a vacancy for Parents/Carers, who we know can bring a particularly valuable contribution to the team.  The three key roles of a LAB are to:


  • ensure that it has a clear vision, ethos and strategic direction 

  • oversee the financial performance of the school/academy 

  • monitor the educational performance of the school/academy

There are six planned LAB meetings per academic year, starting at 5.30pm.  The first meeting of the 2019-20 academic year is on Thursday 3rd October 2019.

An application form can be found below or by contacting the school on 0113 273 1964.  If you wish to apply, please return the completed form to Vicki at or to the postal address included on the application form.

Closing Date:      Sunday 22nd September at 3pm

If there are more nominations than places, a ballot will take place w/c 23rd September 2019.


Are you interested in finding out more?  If so, please contact Vicki Reynolds, Clerk to the LAB on 07908 743024 or by email ( 


The Governors and Principal of Leeds East Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and ensuring that safer recruiting procedures are in place. All appointments are subject to a DBS Check.

Parent Governor - Application Pack

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