We have combined the roles of Chair and Vice-Chair to ensure a smooth running of the TPA and a more equal sharing of the work load.

The Co-Chairs are responsible for:

  1. Chairing the (termly) Committee Meetings,
    • Leading discussion on strategic initiatives for fundraising, event planning, and agreeing sub-committees’ formation when required
      • Attending subcommittee meetings if required (financial oversight)
    • Coordinate the agenda with the secretary and attendees
    • Conduct the meeting effectively and efficiently;
      • ensure the agenda is followed, outcomes are recorded, and the meeting is concluded in a timely fashion. 
  2. Chairing AGM
  3. Before the Annual General Meeting (October) 
    • confirming date with PA to Headteacher early in September
    • circulating forms for nominations of:
      • Officers, Committee members, co-opted helpers
    • provide agenda
  4. Ensuring compliance with Constitution.
  5. Assisting Treasurer with annual audit requirements
  6. Ensuring Charity Commission returns are filed and acting as a Trustees (with personal liability) for the charity
  7. Liaising with Secretary to agree Minutes prior to distribution to Committee members and Class Reps.
  8. Attending all School functions whenever requested by School staff and speaking at:
    • Year 7 prospectus evening
    • Year 7 Settling In evening
    • Speech Day
  9. Establishing Budgets for Events, and approving (online) payments with Treasurer
  10. Liaison with other Tiffin parent groups (FoTM, TSRC, TiPRA)
  11. Key holder to meeting room and TPA storage cupboard