Application forms for Barnsley Governors can be found on the Local Authority website here

To see what Authority Governor vacancies are available in Barnsley please visit the Local Authority website here

If you have other vacancies on your governing body we can advertise them on this site if you provide details on our Contact page.

There is an on-line Governor Recruitment Service is completely free and can be accessed at
Governors for Schools – Effective Governors, Excellent Schools.

Current Vacancies as at January 2024

Summerfields Primary Academy, Royston, are looking for a co-opted Governor with a keen interest in becoming part of our school community.

As a member of the governing body you would meet half termly to discuss schools progress and steps towards our continuing good and better practice. Meeting with staff and governors learning about the life of our fantastic school, whilst maintaining that critical friendship which helps us to excel. You would be encouraged to bring your skills to the committees and, if you are able, to attend school events to really immerse yourself in Summerfields.

Meetings can be attended in person or virtually by prior arrangement.

If you feel that you have a skill set to offer and would like to become part of a school community where Enjoyment, Growth, Resilience and Respect are at the heart of everything we do, then please get in touch: