SGOSS provides a completely free College governor recruitment service


If you need a new College governor,
we're the people to speak to.


How it works in 3 easy steps:


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Register your College and governor opportunity by clicking this link.

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An Area Manager will be in touch with the details of candidates who match the skills you've asked for.

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You decide who you would like to meet, and if the candidate is right, your governing body make the appointment - you're in control.



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“SGOSS have worked closely with us to identify the type of governor we require and made the application process smooth and efficient. They are our first choice when looking to recruit new members to our Corporation Board.”

Caroline Gillam, Clerk to the Corporation.
Farnborough College of Technology

How we do it:


SGOSS works with over 1,200 companies across England to find skilled volunteers.
Our service is completely free


Since 1999, we have helped to place over 18,000 governors - our experienced team of Area Managers is on hand to help

Register your college governor opportunity now:


If you would prefer to speak to a member of the team, please call 020 7354 9805 020 7354 9805 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will be happy to help!

Who are SGOSS?

SGOSS – Governors for Schools was a 6 month pilot set up in 1999 by the Department for Education and we’re still here, still growing and still offering free services to volunteers, schools and employers. We are the school governor recruitment experts and our vision is for every school in England to have a diverse and effective governing body driving school improvement.

Got a question?

If you have a question but can’t find the answer on this website, please call us: 020 7354 9805 020 7354 9805 or email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.