Application Process

If you would like further information on the role of a Governor before starting the application process please contact the Clerk to the Corporation in the first instance.

Step 1

To apply to become a governor at the College, please prepare a supporting statement (maximum 500 words) about why you would like to become a governor at Salford City College, your connections with Salford and what particular skills you could bring to the governing body and return to the Clerk to the Corporation ( with the following documents::

Pre-Appointment Questionnaire with an up to date curriculum vitae (c.v.) and the names/contact details of two people we can contact for a reference

Member of Corporation Consent Form

Declaration of Interests Form

Step 2

Your application will then be reviewed and subject to it indicating that you have the skills and experience needed by the Corporation and meet the necessary criteria for becoming a member, a meeting will be arranged with you to discuss your application and the role of a Governor at the College in more detail.

Step 3

If it is agreed to proceed with your application, the Governance and Search committee will review it and make a recommendation to the Corporation, who will make the final decision on your appointment.

Step 4

The Clerk will then confirm the decision in writing and, where your application has been successful, request the completion and return of:

Acceptance of the Conditions of Membership

Step 5

Once accepted, the Clerk will then arrange an induction programme with you to familiarise you with the role and associated duties and responsibilities of a Governor.

Salford City College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.