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Recruiting a chair of governors

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Last updated on 20 January 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Can we recruit a new chair from outside the governing body? In this article we explain that in order to be elected as chair, candidates must first be appointed to a vacant position on the governing body. We also relay expert advice on how a governing body can advertise for the role of chair.

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  1. 1 Recruiting a chair from outside the governing body
  2. 2 Advertising for a new governor to fill the role of chair
  3. 3 Does the role of chair of governors change depending on the school phase?
  4. 4 Is the role of chair of governors in a federation different from in a single school?
  5. 5 Succession planning 

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