Generalist Member

Job Description & Responsibility

Generalist Member

Main purpose of the Generalist Member role

The main purpose of the Generalist Member role is to provide support to the all members of the PTA Committee. Generalist Members will cover Committee roles where parent/carer volunteer members are in absence.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Summary of the Generalist Member role

  • Provide support within the Committee as required
  • Cover Committee roles where Committee members are in absence
  • Assist the PTA Vice Chair in organising and running Beautify Belmont
  • Where required, assist the PTA Vice Chair in applying for licences required – annual Raffle Licence and TENS Licences
  • Where required, provide assistance in banking takings from PTA events
  • Arrange PTA Coffee Mornings
  • Manage and monitor ladder training for Committee Members, Reps and Parents and Carers
  • Attend, be involved in and support the majority of PTA events
  • Book venues for post PTA Forum drinks
  • Support the PTA Secretary in the collection and distribution of PTA post from the school office.
  • Attend the PTA Committee Meetings, PTA Forums and PTA Annual General Meeting (AGM) in November. A minimum of 20 people are required for the AGM.
  • Discuss and vote on funding bids submitted to the PTA

Roles and Responsibilities continued:

  • Encourage support and uptake for initiatives such as Easyfundraising/collecting supermarket vouchers, PTA events etc.
  • Attend, be involved in and support PTA events
  • Promote the School community spirit
  • Hold a clear DBS check completed through the school

Key skills needed for role:

  • Basic book keeping knowledge to maintain accurate records of income and expenditure.
  • Eye for detail and organisational skills.
  • Calm, team player.
  • Good communicator.

For further information please feel free to contact the PTA Chair or the PTA Vice Chair.

Know more about the roles and responsibilities of our Committee members


The main purpose of the Chair role is to lead PTA meetings (Forums, AGM and Committee meetings) and make sure that everyone has a chance to get involved and be heard.

Vice Chair

The main purpose of the Vice Chair role is to provide support to the Chair and take their place leading meetings if the Chair is absent.


The main purpose of the Treasurer role is to keep accurate financial records and ensure best practice procedures are followed for counting money, banking and making payments.


The main purpose of the Secretary role is to support the Chair to build effective communication links between the school and the PTA and maintain accurate records.

Class Rep

Each class needs at least one Rep, with a maximum of three Reps per class. A Rep’s tenure is one academic year, although those who wish to continue in their role are very much encouraged to do so.