In November 2020, we expanded our governor placement service into Wales to match skilled and committed people with vacancies on governing boards. Less than 6 months later, we’re already seeing the scope for the impact that service can have. We placed our first volunteer on a school board in Wales…
Effective Governors, Excellent Schools.
Governors for Schools finds, places, and supports skilled volunteers as governors and trustees on school and academy boards.
We support schools across England and Wales to run effectively by finding high calibre governors to bring their skills and expertise to the table – and improve education for children.
School governors play a vital role in education.
The governing board plans the strategic direction of a school, makes sure public money is well spent, and holds school leadership to account.
A strong governing board ensures robust debate, which in turn leads to better educational outcomes for children.
Whatever your professional background, your skills could transform a school.
Interested in becoming a school governor?
Apply online and we’ll match your skills to a local school in need.
Our skills-based matching service means your unique background and experience will be put to good use - in a school that needs you most.
Looking for a new governor or trustee?
Register your vacancy online in minutes and we’ll start the search for a volunteer that best matches your requirements.
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As part of our continued mission to improve the services we offer, we’re partnering with the Skills Builder Partnership. The organisation is committed to helping as many people as possible develop the skills to succeed. Used by over 500 schools, 120 employer partners, and 90 impact organisations, we’ll…