Governor Application Form

It is recommended that, to support your application, you familiarise yourself with the ‘The Governance Handbook and ‘Competency Framework for Governance’ both available on the BDAT Governance Opportunities section of the BDAT website.

Data protection

The Trust will process the data collected in this form in accordance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. For further information about how the Trust will process your data, please see our Privacy Notice.

Personal Details

Current or most recent employment or voluntary role

Relevant training or CPD

Please give details of training and other CPD that may support your application.
Governance is a collective responsibility and governing boards are made up of people who bring a diverse range of skills, knowledge and experience. Effective governance requires the following skills and knowledge to be present in the membership of the board. No single governor is expected to have experience in all the areas outlined below, and training and a full induction will be provided. Please indicate your areas of skill and knowledge below.

Skills and knowledge

Understanding of governance

Please provide a brief summary of your understanding of the role of a school governor. This information will not be used to assess your application but will enable the Board to identify the level of support and information new governors may need:

Reasons for applying

Please outline your reasons for showing an interest in becoming a school governor at a BDAT school:

Suitability for the role of governor

Please note, all Trustees are required to undertake an enhanced DBS check within 21 days of appointment.

Confirmation statement

I confirm that the information provided in this application form is accurate and that I have not and will not withhold information from any representative of BDAT. I confirm that I am not disqualified from holding office for any of the reasons as set out in The School Governance (Constitution)(England) Regulations 2012 (please see appendix 1).

References

Please provide the names and addresses of two people who know you well and can provide confirmation of the information included in this application. Please include, where possible, your current or last employer or organisation you have most recently volunteered with.
Referee 1
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Data protection The Trust will process the data collected in this form in accordance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. For further information about how the Trust will process your data, please see our Privacy Notice.


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