The Full Governing Body has 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. The main committees are:
Finance – The Finance Committee has the all important task of overseeing the finances of the school.
Education – The Education Committee oversees all matters relating to the education of pupils at Noam.
Premises – The individuals on the Premises Committee are responsible for Noam's current home in Wembley.
Admissions – The Admissions Committee is responsible for conducting the admissions process in accordance with Noam’s Admissions Policy.
New Home – This committee is responsible for developing the new site for Noam so that we can finally move to a permanent new home.
Staffing - The Staffing Committee is responsible for all matters relating to our teachers and staff.
Michael Levene (Chair): Mike works as a programme manager at an international investment bank in the City. He is a founder member of the Edgware Eruv Committee, and has been involved in numerous communal projects. He has had children attending Noam since 2006. He is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Nahva Rose (Vice-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.
Daniel Chakimi: Daniel is Director of Property & Development for Jewish Blind & Disabled, a charity providing state-of-the-art mobility apartments for members of the Jewish community from the age of 18 upwards who are physically disabled or vision impaired. Daniel has extensive experience in the property industry having worked as a property dealer, developer and manager since 2000. Daniel oversees all maintenance and planned works to JBD’s properties, and project manages all large capital developments. Daniel also serves as the Charity’s Head of Health and Safety. Daniel has been a board member of two synagogues. He is Foundation governors, appointed on 1 January 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 Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Dina Grosskopf:Dina is a chartered accountant at MHA MacIntyre Hudson and a mother of two. She has a professional specialism in school finances and acts for many local academy schools. She is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Eliot Kaye: Eliot is a director at Shore Capital within its £1 billion asset management business and leads the Puma Investments team running VCT, EIS and BRR strategies. Until 2006 he was a solicitor at the law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP in the corporate finance group. He has extensive involvements in Jewish communal activities. He is a founder and former chairman of the Alei Tzion synagogue in Hendon and a former co-chair of the Limmud Conference. He is a Foundation governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
Miriam Landau: Miriam previously worked at the Board of Deputies where she was involved with PR and fundraising. She currently has a full time job making sure her children are looked after. On top of which she is involved in a number of community initiatives. 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.
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, Mr Posen is a an ex officio appointee to the governing body.
Maurice Salama: 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.
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.
Tamara Weisz: Tamara is a founding governor of Noam, which she helped to establish in 1999. She is a co-opted governor, appointed on 1 January 2019 for a four year term.
View a full list of the members of the Full Governing Body and its committees and see the Terms of Reference of the Governing Body Committees.
The Governors of Noam have agreed to be bound by a Code of Conduct. This follows the model code of conduct published by the National Governors Association. The Governors have also declared any relevant interests, which are shown on the Register of Governor Interests.
In addition to the Governing Body, Noam has a very active PTA and there is also a Chesed Committee as well as separate Dinner and Brochure Committees who work extraordinarily hard to make sure our annual fundraising dinner is a success.
Noam is always looking for enthusiastic individuals to help on the various committees. If you are interested in being involved, please contact the chair of the relevant committee or one of the committee members or otherwise get in touch via the school office.