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School governor featured vacancies in Birmingham

We are seeking to recruit volunteer Governors to service on Governing Boards in schools across Birmingham.

View our current featured vacancies

Why volunteer?

Volunteering as a School Governor is a great opportunity to gain school leadership experience at board level as well as transferable skills that enhance performance and employability. Most of all, you will have the satisfaction of making a real difference to children's lives and helping them to realise their potential.

The main purposes of a Governor

To work as part of a team:

  • Setting the strategic direction of the school
  • Holding the leadership to account for the performance of the school
  • Making sure that resources are used well and that money is well spent.

The time commitment

About 10 days per year spent attending meetings, visiting the school from time-to-time and undertaking relevant training.

Qualifications needed

There are no specific qualifications for the role of governor. You just need the right attitude, enthusiasm and time to devote to the role.

We would love to hear from you

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