Governor 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.

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

Step 1

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

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 of the Group 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 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.