Become a governor

The average term of office each governor serves is four years. However a governor can resign earlier and some may be eligible for re-election or re-appointment if they want to serve longer.

As a governor you will learn how a school is run, develop leadership skills and contribute to the well-being and development of young people in your community.

To become a governor you:

For all governors we will:

Types of governors

Head teachers will automatically become a governor but may choose not to take the position. However, they have the right to attend all governor meetings.

To request an application form, email

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