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  • 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.
  • New governor welcome letter: template As a chair of governors, download and adapt our template letter so you can welcome your new governor to your board with confidence.
  • Recruiting a governing board: interview questions What questions should I ask when interviewing prospective governors? We look at examples of questions to ask, including when interviewing potential MAT trustees. We also look at questions potential governors could ask the school.
  • Recruiting parent governors: PRUs and special schools If parents live far from your school, or their child won’t be on roll there for long, it’s harder for them commit to the parent governor role. Read on for guidance on how to build your community and attract people to apply.