For governing boards

Looking for governors or trustees?

Inspiring Governance is a new free service that enables you to find appropriately skilled volunteers interested in becoming a school governors or trustees in your area. It is built upon the highly successful Inspiring the Future online volunteer/school & college matchmaking service which has over 10,000 teachers and over 30,000 volunteers registered across the country.

Our volunteers come from a wide range of professions and sectors, with skills and expertise in areas such as Finance, Human Resources, Law, and Marketing. Recruiting boards can search easily and quickly for the skills and experience they need.

How do I sign-up?

Signing up is easy.

  1. Click ‘Sign-up’ and select ‘To find governors for your school– register here’
  2. Follow the registration steps.
  3. Click the ‘Find Volunteers’ tab and search for suitable volunteers.
  4. Send them an invitation and wait for them to respond!

If you are looking to recruit on behalf of multiple schools (e.g. Multi-Academy Trust, Local Authority or Diocese) please select the option ‘To find governors for multiple schools – register here’  and we will be in touch to discuss your requirements.

If you have any questions or want to hear more, please contact or phone 020 7566 4880.

How to find prospective School Governors:

Watch our How to sign up for Inspiring Governance YouTube clip