Becoming a governor
Apply to become a local authority governor
Each local authority (LA) maintained school has one LA Governor, nominated by the local authority.
The LA panel consider applications regularly. They look for skills, experience and ability to contribute.
Applications are assessed against the following documents
- Responsibilities, expectations and person specification [184.6 KB] [pdf]
- Assessment criteria for appointment and re-appointment [222.0 KB] [pdf]
Apply with the
LA governors who have completed their term of office and want to re-apply or applicants with substantial governor experience should use the Authority Governor re-application form. They must provide evidence of previous
- attendance at meetings
- proactive approach to development opportunities and
- involvement in the work of the governing board
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