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.
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.