My name is Michelle Fernandez, I have lived in Tow law for 12 years. I have two children within Tow Law Millennium one in year 4 and one in reception. I am well known across the school with pupils, teachers and parents. I would now like to become a governor to help steer the school in the right direction and retain its good reputation for academic success and happy, friendly children.
My current day job is Payments and Expenditure Officer working for Durham County Council, I work Part time and I have flexible working so this gives me the flexibility to also become a school governor. I also used to be a school secretary, so I have handled budgets, performance statistics, Management Information and Finances throughout my career. I believe all of my skills I have from working for local government for 15 years will transfer well to the work of school governance.
I am particularly keen to ensure that all children are safeguarded well and focus on the wellbeing especially with the impact of covid. Making sure children can fulfil their full potential whatever their background, special educational needs or disabilities. Making sure that inclusion is top priority having a disabled child has shown me how it effects children and what you can do to make sure they are always included and don’t feel excluded.
I have also completed safeguarding training in the past as well as having a Level 2 Child Care qualification.
I hope that you will consider voting for me and thank you for reading.