Role description templates for maintained school governors, trustees, and governors on LGBs

Save time on recruiting and download our template job descriptions for maintained school governors, academy trustees and governors on local governing bodies. Get inspiration from other schools if you want to write your own.

Last reviewed on 23 August 2022
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  1. Template role descriptions
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Template role descriptions

We created these templates along with Governors for Schools, a free governor recruitment service.

The templates include space for your board's contact details, so you can use them for recruitment. Find out more about how to recruit a school governor.

Examples from schools/trusts

Academy trustees Ethos Academy Trust, a trust of 4 alternative provision academies in Yorkshire Exceed Academies Trust, a trust of 9 academies in Yorkshire. The document 'Roles and Responsibilities of Academy Members, Trustees and LAB' has descriptions for each of these roles. Find it under 'Governance Documents' The Tiffin Girls' School, a single-academy trust in Surrey. The