Birmingham City Council is seeking to recruit volunteers with business skills and experience to serve on school governing boards throughout the city. School governors play a vital role in improving school performance. Encouraging staff to volunteer is a compelling and cost effective way of offering professional development and building the skills of your employees.
Through volunteering, the governor will:
Requirements: No specific qualifications are required, just a willingness to work as part of a team, provide professional challenge and use your skills, in particular:
Please note - volunteers are not required to have a background in education.
Time commitment: The role of the school governor can be demanding, but very rewarding. Under usual circumstances, you should expect to spend around 10 days a year on your governing responsibilities.
Location: Vacancies across Birmingham – we will work with you to find a suitable match.
To find out more, contact School and Governor Support on 0121 464 2216, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.birmingham.gov.uk/school-governors. If you are considering becoming a school governor, you can find and download all the relevant documentation from www.birmingham.gov.uk/downloads/download/791/application_for_school_governors.