Recruitment of School Governors

Recruitment of School Governors


School governing bodies have considerable responsibilities. In order that these responsibilities might be carried out effectively, it is essential that every governing body is at full strength, has the appropriate balance of representation and that governors with a range of relevant skills are recruited.

If you are interested in becoming a school governor and would like to find out more please complete the forms below and return to or post to School Governor Service, Margaret McMillan Tower, Prince's Way, Bradford, BD1 1NN

Governor Vacancies Information please

School Governor Service (SGS) are working with blue chip companies to recruit potential governors. Please could schools notify SGS of their Governance vacancies to support recruitment.

Schools needing to recruit to their governance vacancies can benefit from this project. The School Governor Service are asking schools to notify them of their vacancies and give permission to share the schools information and contact details with the business contacts.

If your school has governor vacancies please send information to (This project does not apply to staff/parent/foundation governor vacancies)

Please send: name of school; number & type of governance vacancies; school contact name, position,email,number ; permission for SGS to share school information and contact details with the business contacts.      

Any queries or information please contact

For information: School can also support their own governance recruitment through the following websites -

Interested in being a School Governor?


Please contact to request your place on the waiting list for the next 

Free Information Session - please book a place.

  • Wednesday 27 February 2019 10am-11.45am at Margaret  McMillan Tower in Bradford Centre or
  • Tuesday 30 April 2019            6.15pm -7.45pm at Margaret mcMillan Tower in Bradford Centre

The free information session is aimed at dispelling the myths about school governance and giving a clear picture about what modern governance in school looks like today. The session will look at the skills, knowledge and attributes required of governors and  offer the opportunity for discussion, question and answers to get a clear picture of governance in the modern educational landscape.

Bookings via 01274 439400.


Schools Need Governors

Application for Appointment as a School Governor

Declaration of Eligibility to Become a Governor


In this short film three school governors tell of their experiences of doing the role in the Bradford District– what they think they’ve brought to the role and what they’ve gained from it.


Other useful links:

 SGOSS (School Governors One Stop Shop)

 Inspiring Governance


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