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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. Fields marked * are required
  2. Please tell us if: *
  3. Your details
    1. Home address
  4. Do you have any children? *
  5. If 'Yes' please give details
  6. If 'Yes' please give details
  7. Area(s) you would be prepared to travel to
  8. How many governing bodies would you be interested in joining? *
  9. What governing body would you prefer to serve on? *
  10. Is there a specific school you are interested in serving on? *
  11. 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.
  12. If 'Yes' what school(s) are you interested in?
  13. 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.
  14. Additional skills
    1. In addition, there are some specific skills that may be useful to a governing body. Applicants who may not have these specific skills or experiences can still apply to be a Local Authority governor and candidates who indicate a willingness to attend governor training will be favourably considered.

      Please tick the boxes that apply to you:
    2. Child Protection *
    3. Health and Safety *
    4. Finance *
    5. Looked After Children (LAC) *
    6. Human Resources (HR) *
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