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Application to represent the council as a local authority governor

If you would like to apply please could you complete the online application form.

Local Authority (LA) governors are appointed by the Chief Education Officer and Cabinet Member for Children, Education and Lifelong Learning.

  1. Swansea Council is the data controller for the personal information you provide on this form. Your information will be used in the exercise of our official authority and will not be used for any other purpose. We will not share your data with third parties unless we are required or permitted to do so by law.

    Data protection law describes the legal basis for our processing your data as necessary for the performance of a public task. For further information about how Swansea Council uses your personal data, including your rights as a data subject, please see our corporate privacy notice on our website.
  2. Please contact 01792 636550 if you need help completing this form.

    Fields marked * are required
  3. Candidate information
    1. Home address
  4. Do you have any children? *
  5. If 'Yes' please give details
  6. If 'Yes' please give details
  7. What governing body would you prefer to serve on? *
  8. Area(s) you would be prepared to travel to
  9. Is there a specific school you are interested in serving on? *
  10. If you do not specify an individual school we will use the information you have provided to match your application to an appropriate governing body with a vacancy. You can express an interest in more than one school and we will match you to the first of those schools in which a vacancy occurs.
  11. If 'Yes' what school(s) are you interested in?
  12. Skills and experience
    1. We are interested to know what skills and/or experience you could bring to a school. Detail your skills and experience to support your application (up to 300 words). There is an extensive training programme available so you will also be given the opportunity to develop any skills needed to support you in the role if necessary.
  13. How many governing bodies would you be interested in joining? *
  14. Please tell us if: *
  15. Please tick the box to confirm you have read 'the role of a school governor'
    1. Please ensure you have read 'the role of the school governor' found on our webpage at
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