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Become a BET school governor

Are you passionate about making a difference in education? Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of local schools? Bourne Education Trust invites dynamic individuals to join us as school governors and be part of a community committed to shaping the future of education.

Why choose to be a school governor with BET?

Empower change: Be a catalyst for positive transformation in the lives of pupils and the communities we serve.

Strategic impact: Play a vital role in setting school aims, objectives, and policies to drive continuous improvement.

Community engagement: Connect with like-minded individuals as you work collaboratively with community, co-opted and parent governors.

Critical friend: Be the source of challenge and support to headteachers, ensuring accountability and fostering a collaborative learning environment.

Bourne Education Trust recognises that diversity is important and wants governing boards to be increasingly reflective of the communities they serve.

Responsibilities and commitments:
  1. Attend full governance committee meetings (approximately 4 - 6 meetings per year).
  2. Potentially serve on a sub-committee (usually 4 meetings per year).
  3. Actively contribute to the strategic direction of the school.
Current opportunities:

We currently have exciting vacancies across the Trust - we operate across Surrey, Hampshire and the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

How to express your interest:

Your expertise and commitment can make a significant impact on the educational landscape. If you are interested in learning more about the role of a BET governor, please submit a short expression of interest to careers@bourne.education.

Bourne Education Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, pupils and other stakeholders. Join us in our mission to create a brighter future for all. Be a part of our Trust, where your dedication makes a lasting impact!

Read our short guide on becoming a school governor here