Becoming a local governor

Some governors are elected by parents and staff, others are nominated by the local governing committee for approval by the trust board or co-opted directly by the local governing committee. The role is voluntary although individuals are entitled to claim expenses in line with the trust's Director and Local Governor Expenses Policy.

#JoinThe250k is a national campaign from Inspiring Governance aiming to attract people to volunteer as school governors or trustees. You can watch their film which features young people explaining the benefits of being a governor/trustee, challenging myths about who can govern and sharing how to get involved.

Any current vacancies that we have are listed below.

If you would like to register your interest in any future opportunities to become a trust governor at Benfield School or any of our other academies then please contact us

Our leaflet on ‘Becoming the local governor for NEAT’ below will tell you more about what is involved:

Parent Governors 

There are currently no parent governor vacancies on the local governing committee.


Trust Governors

We currently have a vacancy for a governor for Benfield School to be appointed by the trust.  If you would like to be considered for the position please contact the trust Governance Support Adviser in the first instance ( )