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 do book onto the free informations sesssion or contact

Governor Recruitment option

Any queries or requests for support please contact

Schools can use the following free online matching services -

Interested in being a School Governor?

Free Information session (virtual on Microsoft TEAMS) -

  • Wednesday 5 October 2022 - 12noon-12.45pm

  • Wednesday 16 November 2022 - 6pm-6.45pm

held using Microsoft Teams - booking required - TO BOOK: book your free ticket through Eventbrite 


Click here for link to Eventbrite booking for Governor Recruitment Information session (free) Wednesday 5 October 2022 12noon-12.45pm

Click here for link to Eventbrite booking for Governor Recruitment Information session (free) Wednesday 16 November 2022 6pm-6.45pm


The free information session by Bradford Council School Governor Service 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 eventbrite link. If you would like to discuss please contact or contact 01274 439400 and speak with Christina, giving your name, email, phone number . If you are unable to attend a session please do call Christina to discuss your interest.

Alternatively, potential governors can  sign up to  governor  recruitment with not for profit national organisation Governors for Schools and/or goverment supported website Inspiring Governance - both help match potential governors with school vacancies and have great resources.


These papers below can be completed and sent to for the Bradford Council School Governor Service to respond to and support you in finding a governance role. Thank you for your interest

Schools Need Governors

Application for Appointment as a School Governor

Declaration of Eligibility to Become a Governor

LA Governor Application INFORMATION






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