Become a TKAT Governor

The role of a Governor within one of our TKAT Academies is a serious yet extremely rewarding duty.


Governing Bodies play an essential role in setting the strategic direction for the school and holding its leadership to account.

At TKAT we believe in a concept called ‘earned autonomy’.  Whilst autonomy increases the responsibilities placed on Governors, it also offers Governors the possibility to exercise some real influence over their school’s future rather than rubberstamping decisions that are made elsewhere.


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Interested in becoming a TKAT governor?

Talk to the current Chair of Governors who leads the Local Governing Body. When there’s a vacancy for a parent governor all parents will be informed, and you’ll have a chance to stand for election.


Contact us here, leaving your details.

We are keen to recruit Governors of the highest calibre, but we are aware that not many people have the expertise to step into an Academy Governor role and operate at a high level straight away.  So, we will provide all the training and support that newly-appointed governors need, including a full induction programme.

Before you put yourself forward, talk to your employer. Many employers recognise the role of school governor as useful work experience and may offer paid leave for governor duties.


Interested in being a Governor but cannot within the TKAT group?

If you’re interested in becoming a governor but cannot be a governor within the TKAT group, you can register your interest with SGOSS.  

TKAT have recently partnered with SGOSS who are a Nationally recognised Charity established to help people with the right skills to volunteer to become school governors.

As part of our ongoing relationship, we regularly recruit Governors based on their recommendations and encourage governors that cannot be a TKAT governor to register their interest with SGOSS for opportunities in other schools and academies.

We are proud of our Partnership with SGOSS and the opportunities it provides for all aspiring Governors.

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