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Qualities and Benefits

What qualities are needed to be a Governor?


  • Enthusiasm
  • A willingness to give time and commitment
  • The ability to be tactful
  • A willingness to listen and to learn
  • The ability to make judgements and to take decisions
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • An understanding of the importance of confidentiality


What are the benefits to being a Governor?


  • You will gain a sense of satisfaction from the knowledge that you are helping schools and pupils
  • You will be giving something back to the local community
  • You will gain new strengths and skills that are transferable
  • You will enhance your Curriculum Vitae
  • You will meet a wide range of people