Become a Governor

Become a Governor at Tameside College

Put something back into Tameside’s education

Have you ever thought that you’d like to put something back into Tameside? Perhaps you’d like to make a difference by helping to shape the future of local adults and young people? If you have, you’ll be pleased to learn that Tameside College is looking to increase its Board of Governors and wishes to invite applications from individuals who have a genuine interest in education.

You may have experience of working at a strategic level in business, education or the charity sector, have financial or legal expertise that you can share as a College Governor.

We are keen to involve people of all ages and cultural backgrounds to help us meet the needs of all our community as we plan to redevelop our College. We would especially encourage people from black and ethnic groups to apply as we strive to develop a diverse College Board of Governors.

You will have:

  • A desire to be involved in the College’s continuing success, have integrity and the ability to assess complex issues
  • Balanced judgement, with the ability and confidence to contribute to decision-making


If you’d like to put something back into Tameside’s education and would like further information, please contact Nils Elgar, Clerk to the Corporation, in the first instance. The Search Committee considers all applications before they make recommendations to the Board on appointment.