Recruiting & retaining governors

  • How to encourage staff to serve on your governing board
    Encourage staff members to stand for election to your governing board by raising your board's profile at school. Follow our tips to put together a strong advert at election time, ease common concerns and know what to do if you aren't getting applications.
  • How to recruit school governors and trustees
    Work through this step-by-step process to recruit new governors or trustees. It covers identifying your needs, advertising the role, screening candidates and making the appointment.
  • Recruiting parent governors: PRUs and special schools
    Parents may be unwilling to commit to the parent governor position if their child won’t at your school for long, or they live far away. Get tips on how to build your school community and attract people to apply to be a parent governor.