About school governors

Information for both current school governors and people interested in becoming a school governor in Wigan Borough.

Who can become a governor?

Governors bring a wide range of experience and interests from many walks of life. Parents, retired people and local business and community leaders have much to offer a governing body.

What skills do I need to become a governor?

You do not need to be an expert to become a school governor.

Do you:

  • Want to put something back into the local community?
  • Want children to get the best from school?
  • Have time to get involved in the role?

Are you:

  • Interested in people?
  • Prepared to work as part of a team?
  • Comfortable asking questions?
  • Open to new ideas and ready to learn?

If the answer is yes and you live in Wigan Borough then you could have what it takes to be a school governor and make a difference to our children's future.

How to apply

If you would like to apply to become a school governor please visit our governor vacancies page

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