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Role descriptions for governors and trustees: templates
Download our template role descriptions for maintained school governors and academy trustees to save time when recruiting.
Template role descriptions
We created these templates along with Governors for Schools, a free governor recruitment service.
Both templates include space to note down contact details for the board, so you can use the templates in recruitment if you wish. Read our article on how to recruit a school governor for guidance on the process.
Examples from schools
If you'd prefer to create your own role description, take a look at examples of governor role descriptions for some inspiration:
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