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Last updated on 10 September 2019
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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.

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  1. Audit your governing board to clarify the skills you need
  2. Use a free governor recruitment service
  3. Create a compelling advert
  4. Mitigate the common concerns in the advert
  5. Look for candidates in your school community
  6. Publicise your advert where your potential candidates are likely to see it
  7. Use our template role descriptions 

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