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How to apply to become a Governor


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Before you apply, make sure you’ve carefully considered the expectations of the role, the skills required and able to commit to the time.

Parent Governors

All school governing bodies include parent governors who are normally elected by parents of registered pupils at the school. Further information can be obtained directly from the school.

Local Authority Governors

Individuals nominated as Local Authority Governors should be able to demonstrate:

  • a commitment to and an interest in education
  • a desire to support the school concerned
  • a willingness to serve the local community
  • skills and experience which will support the work of the school
  • the ability to work as a member of a team
  • the required degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • a willingness to give of the required time to fulfil their obligations to the Governing Body
  • an empathy with the linguistic and cultural diversity of the County Borough, particularly in support of the Welsh language
  • a willingness to support the aspirations and strategic intentions of the County Borough
  • a commitment to attending governor training


In addition, Local Authority Governor nominees should not:

  • knowingly be disqualified from serving as a school governor
  • be an employee of the school

If you would like to be considered for appointment as a Local Authority Governor please click below

 

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