• How to recruit co-opted governors with the skills you need Read these pointers to recruit a governor with the skills your governing board needs, including using a governor recruitment service, creating a compelling advert and reaching out to the places where your ideal governors are.
  • How to recruit school governors and trustees UpdatedWork 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 parent governors: PRUs and special schools Parents may be unwilling to commit to the parent governor position if their child won’t be on roll at your school for long, or they live far away. Get guidance and tips on how to build your school community and attract people to apply to be a parent governor.