Serving as a school governor is a valuable and important volunteering role. With over 400 governor positions in Torbay schools (including those in Academies) and most governors serving for a four year term, there is regular turnover. Governing bodies need a wide range of skills and expertise and we are always looking for new recruits. Being a governor does require a time commitment for attending meetings (usually at least around eight a year) and for undertaking training.
If you would like to put yourself forward, you can either contact a school directly or contact us.
Local authority governors
If you would like to apply to become a Local Authority governor please contact us for more information.
As there are some restrictions on who can be a governor, all governors will need to complete a self declaration form to confirm eligibility.
More information is given below about the appointment procedure but we will be happy to answer any questions that you might have concerning school governorship.
As there are some restrictions on who can be a governor, all governors will need to complete a self declaration form to confirm eligibility.9162
Information on how local authority governors are appointed in Torbay schools.
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