Appointment of Board of Governors

The Scottish Baptist College is currently undergoing the appointment and confirmation of a Board of Governors having changed its status to a Limited Company (Ltd). On this page you can find out more about the role, download the application form, and further information about being a Governor of SBC. We would like to thank you for interest in becoming a member of the Board of Governors of the Scottish Baptist College.

If you have any further queries or questions please contact: Rev Nigel Heath

Please send your completed application form either by:

  • Post to : Dr Margaret Sutherland, Secretary, Baptist College, Henry Building East, UWS, Paisley, PA1 2EB

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 12th May 2017.  We will not be able to consider any applications received after the closing date.


Letter for applicants to SBC Governors – Feb 17

SBC application form Board – Feb 17

SBC Organisational Structure Diagram

Guidance and Good Practice for Charity Trustees

About the College

The Scottish Baptist College was founded in 1894 to train people for Christian ministry. Today it seeks to provide theological education within the HE sector helping to prepare students for a range of occupations in Christian ministry and mission with a variety of denominations.

The members of the College are responsible for appointing a Board of Governors which is in turn responsible for the corporate and academic governance of the College. The Management Team are responsible for the day to day management of the College and are accountable to the Board of Governors.

Board of Governors current work

Current information about the Board of Governors can be found here.

Recently examples our work include:

  • Revising the College Constitution that has successfully been approved by OSCR.
  • Changing College Charity Status to Company Limited by Guarantee.

Currently we are reviewing and updating the  Business Plan and Risk Assessment.

Governors meet 4-6 times a year at Baptist College in Paisley.

Being a Governor

We would draw your attention to the OSCR link below. The full document is worth a read if you are unfamiliar with the role of a trustee within a charity. Guidance and good Practice for Trustees can be found at