School governors

Being a school governor is interesting, worthwhile and rewarding. To be truly effective a governing body needs members who possess a variety of required skills.

About Trafford Governor Services

We provide support to Trafford's governing bodies in carrying out their responsibilities effectively. We do this in a number of ways by offering:

  • Telephone help line advice.
  • Centrally held training sessions.
  • Training sessions for governing bodies.
  • A termly Governors' Newsletter.
  • Fact Sheets and Guidance notes.
  • A clerking service (including procedural advice and minute clerking).
  • Training and support for Chair of Governors.
  • Termly meetings of the Governors' Forum.  

Apply to be an LA Governor in Trafford

Being an LA Governor in Trafford is worthwhile and rewarding.

It is important that School Governing Boards are representative of the communities they serve so applications are welcomed from individuals with varied skills, diverse identities and backgrounds.

You will be working as part of a valued team of Governors, alongside School Leaders and Education Advisors to ensure the best possible outcomes for young people in Trafford.

Safeguarding is a priority in Trafford Schools, Governors are expected to maintain high standards and ensure rigorous practice is in place to keep children safe. All candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS check. 

LA Governor Application Form. Return completed forms to

Protocol for Nomination & Appointment of LA Governors

Code of Conduct for Governors

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