Types of school governors
Governing bodies of maintained schools, free schools and academies will include:
Elected by staff within the school/academy
Elected by parents at the school/academy
Local authority governors
Appointed by the County Council. To be considered, please complete the online application form.
Appointed by the governing body. They may represent the local community, local business or have the skills that the governing body require. Speak to individual schools or governor services for further details.
Appointed by the diocese or church, voluntary trust or organisation that set up the school to represent their interests. Speak to individual schools or the local diocese office for further details.
Appointed by the governing body because they have a particular experience/expertise. They can attend committee meetings and full governing body meetings, although they do not have voting rights.