Become a Governor

Do you want to give something back to your local community? We need people in our communities to challenge and inspire our schools.

We are committed to ensuring that our schools are led and governed by a diverse and skilled team of individuals. 

Becoming a governor can be an incredibly rewarding experience, providing an opportunity to make a real difference to the education and life chances of young people in your local community. Governors play a vital role in ensuring that schools provide a high-quality education for all students and operate effectively and efficiently. 

Why Become a Governor? 

  • Governor Meetings: Engage in impactful discussions four times a year. 
  • Utilise Skills: Apply your expertise in relatable school areas—it's rewarding! 
  • Community Support: Play a vital role in uplifting your local community. 
  • Professional Development: Enhance your CV with new skills and access to LinkedIn Learning. 
  • Get involved: Enjoy playing your part in school events and initiatives.
  • Lionheart Fitness Access: Enjoy free access for a healthy lifestyle! 
  • Heart Awards: Recognition for staff and governors' valuable contributions to education. 

Hear from our current governors, staff and students about the benefits of being a governor, and what they bring to our schools. 

By becoming a governor - undertaken in a voluntary capacity - you can contribute to the future success of our Trust schools and help us to achieve our vision of providing every young person with an equal chance to be successful in whatever they choose to do. We believe that by working together, we can create a brighter future for our schools, our students, and our community. 

Whether you are an experienced governor or new to the role, we welcome applications from individuals who share our commitment to ensuring that all young people receive the best possible education. We seek to recruit people who can bring experience and leadership to support and challenge our academies. We offer training and support to help governors fulfil their role successfully. 

Download our Governor infomation pack to find out more.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in applying to become a governor, please email 
[email protected] to find out more about our current vacancies.