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Last updated on 3 September 2019
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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.

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  1. Conduct a skills audit to identify your board's needs
  2. Clarify roles in the recruitment process
  3. Use a free recruitment organisation like Governors for Schools
  4. Create a tailored advert
  5. Create an application pack
  6. Screen candidates
  7. Appoint/elect and induct your new governor

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