The governors have responsibility for overseeing the direction of the school, working closely with the school’s senior management team who are in charge of its day to day running.
The Full Governing Body meets at least once each term. In addition, there are a number of committees which meet more regularly to discuss various aspects of the school. Copies of minutes of meetings can be requested from the school office.
The main committees are:
Finance & Premises – The Finance & Premises Committee has the all important task of overseeing the finances of the school together with the running of the current school site.
Education – The Education Committee oversees all matters relating to the education of pupils at Noam.
Admissions – The Admissions Committee is responsible for conducting the admissions process in accordance with Noam’s Admissions Policy.
Staffing – The Staffing Committee is responsible for all matters relating to our teachers and staff.
Who are our Governors
Nahva Rose (Chair): Nahva is a practising nurse at a GP surgery. She is also the mother of child with special needs and as well as being a governor of Noam is a governor at Kisharon Day School. She has an interest in SEN and safeguarding. She is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Maurice Salama (Vice Chair): Maurice is a Real Estate professional involved in managing debt and equity investments on behalf of a private family office. Most recently he was an Associate at GreenOak, a real estate focused principal investing firm, responsible for origination and underwriting of European transactions. He is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Adam Azoulay: Adam works in the property industry, originally from an accounting background, he now specialises in Leasehold and Ground Rents with a focus on facilities management and M&E services. He is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2021 for a four year term.
Rachel Freedman: Rachel has been a Noam parent since 2005. She is blessed with a lively family to look after and works part time as an Early years practitioner. She is a parent governor, appointed on 17 March 2019 for a four year term.
Myron Green: Myron is a qualified Chartered Surveyor, primarily specializing in residential enfranchisement matters. He is on the board of a local Shul and is the co-manager of one of his son’s football teams. He is a co-opted governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Dina Grosskopf: Dina is a chartered accountant. She has acted for academy schools and uses these experiences to support the school's financial management and financial governance. She is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Avrohom Klein: Rabbi Klein is a teacher in Noam. Rabbi Klein grew up in London and eventually travelled to Eretz Yisroel to learn in Yeshiva. After 6 years of learning there and graduating the Ohr LaGolah Rabbinical and Teacher Training Program he moved back to London in 2012 and has been teaching in Noam since then. He is the staff governor, appointed for a four year term from 17 March 2019
Miriam Landau: Miriam has been part of Noam since 2005 when her eldest child joined the school. She is the link governor for Wellbeing at Noam ensuring this important area is embedded across the entire school network. Miriam currently works as an international fundraising consultant (with a particular focus on educational charitable institutions). She is also involved with events planning. She is an active committee member for a number of community initiatives. Miriam previously worked at the Board of Deputies in PR and fundraising. She is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Yitzchok Landau: Yitzchok is a qualified chartered surveyor, specialising in business rates for commercial properties. He is the director of Landau Rating Consultants. Prior to setting up his own rating consultancy business, he was at Gerald Eve and CB Richard Ellis. He is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Kevin Lazarus: Kevin is a solicitor at Lloyd’s of London. He specialises in insurance law and regulation. He was previously a solicitor in private practice, including at Barlow Lyde & Gilbert in the Reinsurance & International Risk Team. He is a committee member of the British Insurance Law Association. He is a co-opted governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Maurice Lowinger: Maurice works as a technical project lead at an international investment bank in the City. Communally he is President of a local synagogue and along with his wife has a role as a Marriage Enhancement Program (MEP) tutor for the United Synagogue. Maurice has had children attending Noam since 2011 and as a fundraiser has provided technical support to his wife in her role as Noam Dinner Brochure Chair for the last several years. He is a parent governor, appointed on 17 March 2019 for a four year term.
Matthew Pearlman: Matthew is an actuary specialising in general insurance. He has over ten years experience as a governor having previously been governor at Menorah Foundation School, including serving as chair of governors. Matthew is the local authority governor, appointed on 19 November 2019 for a four year term.
Chaya Posen: Mrs Posen is the Headteacher of Noam. Before joining Noam she was Deputy Headteacher of Torah Temimah Primary School. She has also had previous teaching posts at Beis Yaakov Primary School, Pardes House Primary School and Beish Chinuch Lebonos. As headteacher, Mrs Posen is an ex officio appointee to the governing body.
Tova Solomon: Tova is a qualified primary school teacher, currently teaching at Beis Yaakov. She qualified in 2001 and she has taught at a number of primary schools. She is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
If you wish to contact the Governing Body, you can do so by emailing the Chair of Governors at firstname.lastname@example.org.