Become a School Governor
Would you like to be a governor at a Leeds school?
You will need to be committed to attending about six meetings a year (about six to ten hours per school term) and be able to visit the school.
Serving as a school governor is a significant commitment, but is immensely rewarding. For anyone who cares about education, this is an excellent opportunity to have a positive influence on the future of young people in our community. A school's governing body has a key strategic role and effective governance is essential if a school is to deliver educational excellence and enable pupils to achieve their full potential.
Governing bodies need access to a wide range of skills and above all people with enthusiasm and commitment and so both academic and non-academic staff have something to contribute. The Council offers a range of governor training and no prior experience of primary or secondary education is needed. Serving as a Governor can also be an opportunity to develop new skills. One does not need to be a parent to serve as a governor.
Download a School Governer application form.Posted in: University news