You can fill out an online application form to register your interest in becoming a school or college governor. You’ll hear back when there’s a vacancy in your area.

What you need to know

Start now on the SGOSS Governors for Schools website

Your work as a governor can include:

  • agreeing budgets, policies and objectives
  • making sure budgets and objectives are being met
  • reviewing the work of senior staff
  • helping to appoint staff

You’ll be entitled to time off work, but you might not get paid for being a governor.

There is more information on becoming a college governor from the Association of Colleges.

  • Takes around 5 minutes
  • You must be over 18
  • Includes offline steps

You can apply direct to your local school or college.

Get started on the SGOSS Governors for Schools website

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