School governors are the largest volunteer group in the country and are drawn from all walks of life.
What governors share is a passionate belief that all children deserve to have access to effective schools.
Being a school governor can be a very rewarding job. You have the opportunity to shape the development of your local school or a school of your choice.
The composition of a governing body should contain a wide range of people from the community. Different numbers of each type of governor are required for different types of schools and each governing body can adopt the model of their choice.
As a school governor you will:
When you become a school governor, Salford governor services will provide:
Working closely with the headteacher, the main responsibility of governing bodies is to determine the aims and overall conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. The specific duties of governing bodies include setting staffing levels, appointing headteachers, setting and agreeing the school budget, ensuring that a broad and balanced curriculum is delivered, as well as monitoring health and safety and the management of the premises.
If you would like to apply to become a school governor, please contact governor services on 0161 778 0265, or alternatively complete the expression of interest form below.